Levi Coffin House: Photos (1)

Levi Coffin Portrait

Levi Coffin Portrait - Click for a larger view.

Shoes and Shackles


Worn by some of the slaves who escaped with the help of the Coffins.

Sampler

Sampler - Click for larger view.
Notice the missing "Z" in the top row.
Mistakes such as this were made deliberately to remind the stitcher that no one was perfect - except God.

Buggy

Typical Quaker Buggy.  Click for a larger view.
A buggy, such as this one, would have been typical transportation for Levi and Catharine Coffin.

First Floor Kitchen Fireplace

Family kitchen on the first floor.

Basement Kitchen Fireplace

Basement Kitchen  - Click for larger view.

Horsehair Trunk

Horsehair Trunk owned by Phoebe Coffin.  Click for a larger view.

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Did You Know?

The Levi Coffin House in Fountain City is recognized as the "Grand Central Station" of the Underground Railroad. Levi and Catharine Coffin were legendary, helping more than 2,000 former slaves escape to freedom in the North.