Created By: Kennett Underground Railroad Center
*Eusebius (1802-1865) and Sarah (nee Painter, 1804-1849) Barnard residence c. 1810 | Pocopson
Park trails and picnic area | Pennsylvania Historical Marker
Locust Grove Schoolhouse and Lyceum c. 1870
The farm was a station on the Underground Railroad with the Barnard family providing shelter to freedom seekers and escorting them to their next safe haven. Eusebius was described as “a man of great force of character”. A member of Locust Grove Lyceum, he was optimistic about the benefits of education and moral living.
This point of interest is part of the tour: In Progress - Underground Railroad Story, Chester County, PA