Christiana Underground Railroad Center

The events that occurred on September 11, 1851 in Christiana, Pennsylvania are cited as major flash points that led to the outbreak of the Civil War. These events are described in a guided tour by local historians at the Christiana Underground Railroad Center in an interesting and educational format for all ages. The persons, dates and the locations leading up to and following the Resistance at Christiana — originally called the Christiana Riot — are presented in an authentic and easy-to-follow format of maps, photographs and narratives.

Contact Information

11 Green Street
Christiana, PA 17509


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Areas of Expertise

  • Historical
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