The Underground Railroad in Kennett Square

    Travel to Kennett Square, PA and discover why it was known as “a hotbed of abolitionism."

    Kennett Square, PA is known as the mushroom capital of the world, but less known is the history it has as an important part of the Underground Railroad. The small, diverse community attracted Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman and a long list of notable abolitionists.

    Experience the people, places and events that have made Kennett Square “A hotbed of abolitionism.”

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