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This pattern represents the Shoofly that showed enslaved people who the helper, or “railroad conductors,” were.

C&N Contractor Renovations: The Gammon House

C&N Contractors | KMalcolm2 | October 2020: A historic landmark in Springfield, the Gammon House, was recently gifted funding for an accessible ramp by the Springfield Rotary. C&N Contractors was honored to be a part of the construction of the ramp. Pictured...

Master Plan in Urban Design: The Gammon House

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...

The Historical Marker Database: The Gammon House

HMdb.org | Historical Marker Database | June 2019: Inscription.   The Gammon House built 1850 a station on the Underground RailroadTopics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Abolition & Underground...

Hidden History Resides in Springfield’s Gammon House

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...

Sites of African American History: The Gammon House

Cincinnati Sites & Stories | Maya Drozdz: The Gammon House is one of only 3 existing Ohio “stops” on the Underground Railroad owned by a free person of color. It was built in 1850, the same year that the Fugitive Slave Act was passed, imposing fines and...

The Gammon House: a Historical Treasure

The Hub Springfield | Steve Schlather | February 2021 Springfield residents can connect to the history of resistance to slavery by visiting The Gammon House, a stop on the 19th-Century Underground Railroad for people seeking freedom. Camille Hall, a board member...