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465 Porter Street, Manchester, CT 06040
Hart Porter House and Outbuilding
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Hart Porter built this home between 1840 and 1845. According to oral tradition, the outbuilding was used as a hiding place for fugitives escaping on the Underground Railroad. There is a full basement in the small building that is accessible only through a trap door. Although Manchester is not generally recognized as being on an Underground Railroad route, there is some evidence of abolitionist activity. The Methodist Church hosted anti-slavery meetings and the pastor often preached abolitionist messages. Frederick Douglass spoke in the church at an anti-slavery convention in 1843. Porter was married in the church by an abolitionist pastor, which could indicate abolitionist sentiments. This home is privately owned and not open to the public.

Sources:
  • Diana McCain, “The Underground Railroad in Connecticut, phase II,” Unpublished research report, 2002, Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism, Hartford.


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