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Stop on historic Underground Railroad to be marked in Paterson

A roadway in Paterson is offering a new

A roadway in Paterson is offering a new perspective as the sacred site of the Underground Railroad. (June 27, 2014 7:06 PM)

A roadway in Paterson is offering a new perspective as the sacred site of the Underground Railroad.

The block of Broadway was once home to the Excelsior Coffee and Spice Factory, where a wealthy white man and his African-American apprentice did far more than harvest coffee beans. 

In the mid-19th century, runaway slaves hid in their factory corners and waited for the right moment...

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