UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

The Waynesville Underground Railroad Committee is building a library of photos of local suspected tunnels and hiding places used to transport and shelter escaped slaves.

Dugout
Dugout

A cavity found in the Seth Silver Haines house in Waynesville could have harbored an escaped slave from the bounty hunters.

Hiding Place
Hiding Place

In the Hawkins cabin at Pioneer Village is a hiding place behind a picture frame and above the fireplace. The picture has been removed from the frame.

Tunnel
Tunnel

A tunnel in the Corwin that may have been used to transport escaped slaves.