Mid-Atlantic: Cities & Townships Along the Underground Railroad I Have Walked Through

Here’s a listing of the counties, cities, and township that I have walked through between 2019 and 2021 that played a historical role in aiding Freedom Seekers escaping slavery using the Underground Railroad.

Maryland Counties

Dorchester, Caroline


Harriet Tubman Museum & Education Center
Cambridge, Maryland

Maryland Townships

Cambridge

Church Creek

East New Market

Poplar Neck

Denton

Greensboro

Whiteleysburg

Goldsboro

Delaware Counties

Samuel D. Burris, UGRR Conductor

Kent, New Castle

Delaware Townships

Sandtown

Petersburg

Willow Grove

Wyoming

Dover

Cheswold

Bishop Richard Allen, Founder A.M.E. Church
Dover, Delaware

Little Creek Hundred

Symrna

Blackbird

Odessa

Biddles Corner

St Georges

Bayview Manor

New Castle

Tubman Garrett Riverfront Park, Wilmington, Delaware

Wilmington

Greenville

Winterthur

Pennsylvania Counties

Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Bucks

Pennsylvania Townships

Kennett Square

Longwood

Chaddsford

Concordville

Aston

Brookhaven

Media

Springfield

Morton

Lansdowne

Yeadon

Philadelphia

Andalusia

Cornwall Heights

Eddington

Bensalem

Croydon

Washington Crossing

Bristol

Yellowed

Newtown

Upper Makefield

New Hope

Towns listed below in italics represent a separate walk to Valley Forge National Historic Park.

Wynnewood

Ardmore

Haverford

Bryn Mawr

Rosemont

Villanova

Wayne

Strafford

King of Prussia

Valley Forge

New Jersey Counties

Mercer, Somerset, Middlesex

New Jersey Townships

Lambertville

Hopewell

Montgomery (Skillville)

Franklin

New Brunswick

Edison

Metchuson

Perth Amboy

New York County

Richmond (Staten Island)

New York Townships

Tottenville (arrival expected 4/3/21)