The Leesylvania property is associated with the escape of multiple enslaved women and men starting from 1784 through 1861. Within that time, three women and nine men escaped; Cate (22), Sinah (20), Andrew (21), James (19), Daniel (Approx. 45), Henry (27), Betsy (24), Moses (between 30-32), Abram (28), Littleton (unknown), Armstead (unknown) and Tom (unknown).
Celebrate Black History Month by learning about the park's rich history through its Underground Railroad display that is part of the National Park Service Network to Freedom program. Also, discover the hidden messages behind the beautiful, handmade quilt donated by Stone House Quilters.