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Old Slave House

Though once confused with the UGRR in the 1930s, the Old Slave House actually represents the last surviving element of the organized kidnapping rings that harassed and threatened free residents of African descent. As such it represents the "Reverse Underground Railroad."

Visitor Information: Currently not open to public.

Location: 4325 Crenshaw Lane, Junction, 62954-2019

National Park Unit: No

Ownership: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency (IHPA) Attn: Alyson Grady, Superintendent of Historic Sites

Location Type: Site

People/Organizations Associated with the site: John Hart Crenshaw (Slave Catcher)

Freedom Seekers: Frank Granger,Lucinda (IL, 1828),Maria Adams,Peter White