Springfield News-Sun | Brett Turner | October 2013:

It’s an old brick house people pass by daily, with probably no idea of its place in history.

The Gammon House, located at 620 Piqua Place in Springfield, is where you wish the walls could talk. It’s where runaway slaves came from 1850 through the end of the Civil War on their way to freedom as part of the Underground Railroad.

The Gammon House’s legacy will be celebrated Nov. 8-10 with open houses and the premiere of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra’s original program, Freedom!

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