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Hitchcock House

Hitchcock House was a station on the Underground Railroad. Built in 1856 by Congregational minister George B. Hitchcock, the house served as a station for fugitive slaves escaping from Missouri, but more important, fugitives escaping from Kansas Territory during the "bleeding Kansas" period found Hitchcock House a place of safety and rest on their way to freedom in Canada.

Visitor Information: Currently open to public.

Location: 63788 567th Lane, Lewis, 51544

Website: Hitchcock House

National Park Unit: No

Ownership: Dennis Sierck

Location Type: Site

UGRR Operatives: George B. Hitchcock

Religious Denominations: Congregational