Eusebius (1802-1865) and Sarah (nee Painter, 1804-1849) Barnard residence c. 1810

In Progress - Underground Railroad Story, Chester County, PA

Eusebius (1802-1865) and Sarah (nee Painter, 1804-1849) Barnard residence c. 1810

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348, United States

Created By: Kennett Underground Railroad Center

Point of Interest Details

*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


 

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