Underground Railroad routes – western PA

Here’s a map of the routes supposedly taken by fugitive slave in western Pennsylvania. I found this at the California Area Historical Society.

Routes in western PA - Underground Railroad

Routes in western PA - Underground Railroad

A close up version shows the proximity of where the Latta Stone House is located – Roscoe -  and the city of Washington where the LeMoyne House is located.

Close up of routes - Roscoe to Washington, PA

Close up of routes - Roscoe to Washington, PA

Images from California Area Historical Society, The Gallagher House California, Pennsylvania 15419.

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Published in: on October 3, 2009 at 10:22 pm  Comments (2)  

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  1. We had former slaves living in Parker PA (NW Armstrong County). Does anyone have any information on how they ended up here?

  2. I grew up in Roscoe and I know the stories about this house. I had also heard about a tunnel to the river, but that seemed pretty far-fetched, even hearing it as a child.

    There is a log cabin in Beallsville, PA (my current hometown) that was also supposed to be a stop on the underground railroad.

    Here is the location of the Latta House on google maps.


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