Built in 1768 by a Quaker abolitionist family by the name of Johnson, this home served as a stop along the Underground Railroad. Harriet Tubman was even sheltered and fed here during the 1800s. Tourists today can take tours of the mansion, which includes a peek into the third-story attic where runaway slaves were hidden, and a look at exterior damage it sustained during the Revolutionary War’s Battle of Germantown, when the house took hits from musket rounds and cannonballs.
|Venue name:||Johnson House Historic Site||Contact:|
6306 Germantown Ave
|Cross street:||between W Pomona St and Washington Ln|
|Opening hours:||Thu, Fri 10am–4pm; Sat 1:15–3:15pm|
|Price:||$8, seniors $6, children 12 and under $4|
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