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Site of the Ferry Landing at Youngstown

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img youngstown ferry landingThe ferry across the Niagara River here at Youngstown was an important crossing point for freedom seekers, particularly before completion of the Suspension Bridges at Niagara Falls in 1848 and Lewiston in 1851. It remained an alternative even when these other crossing points were patrolled by slave catchers.

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