The Underground Railroad
A boarded up section was found in one side of the cellar and when this was pulled down a small room was discovered that was totally empty except for a small child-sized chair.
Further investigation disclosed an opening to a tunnel that lead down east Kings highway toward the center of Haddonfield. This was only briefly surveyed as it was too hazardous to go too far into the hole.
The authorities conjectured that this passage was probably used in pre-Civil War time as part of the underground railway for slaves being smuggled North from the South. As there was no other plausible reason for the existence of the tunnel this story stood.
If it is a myth then it does add more color to
the history of the town.
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