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Samuel McKenzie Elliot House
69 Delafield Place, Livingston, Staten Island
Built around 1850 by prominent New York abolitionist Dr. Samuel McKenzie Elliot, this house is an official NYC landmark and was a stop on the underground railroad. It is now a private residence.

Access: Private home
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Notes: The current residents have been told that secret tunnels and the like exist beneath the house but as yet have not discovered them...
Category: Historic Houses/Sites
Subject: African-Americans , Radicalism & Reform , New York & the World
Time Period: 19th Century to Civil War , 19th Century to Civil War , 19th Century to Civil War

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