Levi Coffin’s House
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This house was built in 1827 and is now a National Historic Landmark. It is located in Fountain City, at that time called Newport, Indiana at 115 Main Street. It is open to the public.

Activity: Imagine yourself as a fugitive slave staying at Coffin’s house. Write an account on your experiences and discussions with Coffin and/or other slaves.

Source: "Aboard the Underground Railroad- Levi Coffin’s House" http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/underground/in2.htm