Cincinnati Urban Design & Architecture Studio | Jeff Raser | 2021:

The Gammon House – in Springfield, Ohio – is a site on the Underground Railroad. It is a modest building, built in the mid 1800’s, which is set back from a primary street by about 100’. A group of passionate citizens have purchased the building and restored it as a house museum. Their vision is to make a public gathering place dedicated to contemplating the lessons learned from centuries of injustice and racism.

Unfortunately, what made the Gammon House a great place to hide escaping slaves also makes it difficult to present as a prominent piece of civic history and a current-day element of public pride.

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