Pictoral history of Slavery in Washington & Beaufort County. National Park Service “Underground Railroad Network to Freedom site

Train Caboose houses the Washington Waterfront Underground Railroad Museum which opened in June of 2016.

Did you know that as early as 1820, the first long distance route of the Underground Railroad with multiple stops was established? This route could successfully transport slaves all the way from North Carolina to Indiana

Kalimbre (Fereby) Harrison, the little girl on the left born 1843 was a ‘hearer.’ She could recall everything she heard and could accurately convey messages and information to aid in slave escapes. Learn more about how Kalimbre helped with escapes on the underground railroad here in Washington by vising the museum.

Corner of Gladden & West Main St
Leesa Jones, Director
(252) 833-0995