Slocum and Hannah Howland House

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Slocum and Hannah Howland House
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Slocum and Hannah Howland House is located in New York
Slocum and Hannah Howland House
Slocum and Hannah Howland House is located in the US
Slocum and Hannah Howland House
Location 1781 Sherwood Rd., Sherwood, New York
Coordinates 42°45′47″N 76°37′21″W / 42.76306°N 76.62250°W / 42.76306; -76.62250Coordinates: 42°45′47″N 76°37′21″W / 42.76306°N 76.62250°W / 42.76306; -76.62250
Built 1830
MPS Freedom Trail, Abolitionism, and African American Life in Central New York MPS
NRHP Reference # 06000263[1]
Added to NRHP April 12, 2006

The Slocum and Hannah Howland House is located at 1781 Sherwood Road in the hamlet of Sherwood in Cayuga County, New York. It is notable for its involvement in the Underground Railroad, as well as for its 19th-century architecture. Slocum Howland was a Quaker and a notable abolitionist. He was also a businessman, and owner of the Howland Cobblestone Store, also in Sherwood, New York.[2] The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Todd, Nancy L. (September 2005). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination:Slocum and Hannah Howland House". Retrieved 2008-05-04.  and Accompanying 2 photos, exterior, from 2005