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The American Civil War

Fountain City, Indiana

Levi and Catherine Coffin were Quakers opposed to slavery. Their home in Fountain City, Indiana was known as the Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad. Simeon and Rachael Halliday, characters in "Uncle Tom's Cabin", are based on the Coffins.

LInks:
Genealogy page for the Coffin Family
Website for the Levi Coffin House - good information and links


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This page was created 16 July 2004 & was updated on 29 June 2012 at 2:33 pm

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