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This Society Hill Townhouse Was Part of the Underground RR

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For your viewing pleasure is this beautifully restored townhome in Society Hill, circa 1794, listed at $1.795M. Not only filled with modern conveniences, it also carries a particularly historic and heroic significance.

This 4,118 s.f. home, on a lot of 1,900 s.f., has five bedrooms, three full baths, two half baths, and seven fireplaces--one of which is a Franklin Stove.

Why is this property an important part of history? Because, according to the listing, it has a (now sealed off) entrance to an Underground Railroad tunnel in the basement. So in theory, it helped to build the network shown here.


[Map via Wikipedia]

For the power travelers who prefer to go it on two feet, the location has a Walkscore of 98.

It's been on the market for 52 days, so it's worth a walk around the neighborhood.

Spoiler alert: this home was previously listed at $1.945M by January 2013. After the pricechop, the time-on-market-clock started again. Maybe 2014 is the charm?

·Redfin listing [Redfin]