Welcome to the
Kennett Underground Railroad Center
KURC is a not-for-profit, all volunteer organization located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, dedicated to telling the stories of Underground Railroad sites and participants in this area. We invite you to attend our special events or take a guided tour with one of our knowledgeable local guides.
Brandywine Valley Tourism and Information Center
Originally the Longwood Progressive Friends Meetinghouse
Located across from the entrance to Longwood Gardens, this building, which dates from circa 1855, was Longwood Progressive Friends Meetinghouse. The meetinghouse became a beacon to reformers throughout the United States for such movements as abolition, temperance and women's rights. Renowned speakers and visitors included Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, and Sojourner Truth. It is a National Park Service Network to Freedom Site. (BrandywineValley.com)
The Kennett Underground Railroad Center is a 501(c)(3) organization that has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt, charitable organizations. Contributions to the KURC are tax-deductible
Address: 120 N. Union Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348