Brewer, Maine: Underground Railroad Manhole

Titled "North to Freedom," it's the only official Maine memorial to the Underground Railroad. The manhole is actually an old, stone-lined shaft that some believe was used to hide people who'd escaped enslavement.

Address:
Chamberlain Freedom Park, Brewer, ME
Directions:
East side of the Penobscot River, on the northwest corner of State St. and Hwy 178/N. Main St.
Admission:
Free
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This was interesting and worth a detour if you know anything about the Underground Railroad. Parking available at the gas station.

[Lady Amanda, 05/05/2016]

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