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Owen Lovejoy Homestead

Rt. 6 and 6th St., Princeton, IL 61356

History Museums

The Owen Lovejoy Homestead, built in 1838 was the home of the famous abolitionist minister.

Part of the Underground Railroad, rooms are furnished with period furniture and visitors can peer into the hidden area above the stairs where runaway slaves hid. The 1849 Colton One-Room Schoolhouse is behind the house. Located on East Peru Street a half mile from downtown Princeton. Call for dates and times open.

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