- May 7, 2009
You've gotta be kidding. That's my home town county. I was born in Mercer county Pennsylvania and as a matter of fact, I was just there visiting my father's people. I'm stunned. I never knew this kind of history existed way up there in my hometown county. I even see part of my own family name in the information you provided. I'm shocked. You never cease to amaze me with the research you provide in this community. Thanks.In northwestern Pennsylvania, the Mercer County Historical Society offers an Underground Railroad Driving Tour. With 10 stops along the way....Attractions include several historic churches, the Johnston Tavern, the Gibson House and the Freedom Road Cemetery, all that remains of the fugitive slave town of Liberia, established by freed slaves...