Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum/Burkle Estate

Museum in Memphis

This unimposing clapboard house is thought to have been a way station for runaway slaves on the Underground Railroad, complete with trapdoors, cellar entry and cubbyholes. Guided tours share details about the Railroad and include a chilling stop in the dark cellar, which would have served as a final hideout before a dash to a boat on the Mississippi River.

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