#10. Haines Family Helps Enslaved People Move Along the Underground Railroad
The Haines House served as an Underground Railroad station in Alliance, Ohio beginning around 1853. It’s owners, Jonathan Ridgeway Haines and Sarah Grant Haines were Quaker farmers who were active Abolitionists in an area that Underground Railroad historian Wilbur Seibert characterized as “a hotbed of abolition” in his book, Mysteries of Ohio’s Underground Railroads. For more information on the Haines House and its ties to the Underground Railroad, visit their website at www.haineshouse.org.