Michelle Isenhoff

Day: November 23, 2013

Seymour Finney Barn

Seymour Finney was a Detroit innkeeper and a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad. He hid runaways in his barn, pictured at left and below–often while housing the slavecatchers in his hotel! The barn stood on the NE corner of State and Griswold Streets. There is a historical marker placed at that site that reads: “Seymour […]

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