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227 Abolitionist Place: The Long Struggle to Landmark the BK House Linked to the Underground Railroad

Black History Month began in Brooklyn with the city officially recognizing the historical value of a downtown home, once used as a safe house on the Underground Railroad to help runaway slaves escape to freedom. On Feb. 2, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to preserve 227 Duffield Street. “Black History Month in […]