Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum (Burkle Estate)

Address: 826 N. Second St. Memphis, TN 38107 Contact Email: Phone: (901) 527-3427
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N. on Third St., to Chelsea Ave., R. on Chelsea, R. on Second or N. on Front to Auction - R. on Auction Ave., L. on Second.


A white clapboard house built in 1849 by Jacob Burkle is rumored to have served as a way station on the Underground Railroad for runaway slaves. A tour of the house includes a visit to a small cellar where slaves waited to escape.

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City: Memphis, TN
Region: West Tennessee
Subregion: Memphis & Surrounding Areas

Admission Rates:
Adults $6, students (4 - 17) $4, group rates (20+) adults $5, students $3.

Hours Open:
Summer: Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; winter: Wed. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Dates Closed:
Sunday in summer and Sunday - Tuesday in winter

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