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  • Tags: underground railroad

Geneseo-Sewer-1902--North-Main.jpg
Detail from 1902 map of Geneseo shows sewer line following the course of a creek at north Main Street, calling into question whether a tunnel really was for the purposes of the Underground Railroad

URR.jpg
Adaptation of Wilbur Siebert's 1898 map focuses solely on New York state network, perhaps with a misleading sense of precision as to clarity of "routes"

URR-tunnel.jpg
2015 street excavation project unearthed a tunnel at 5 Main Street that evoked fugitive slaves, but may simply have been an old sewer line
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