Hannah I. Talcott Howland
(1808–1867) Hannah was born and raised in a Quaker family in Sherwood, NY and is best recognized for her work as an abolitionist. The home she shared with her husband, Slocum, was a well documented safe house on the Underground Railroad. Former slaves were provided safe passage to Canada. After the war ended, Hannah and Slocum sold land to former slaves, helping several families settle in their community. Her example supported her own children's notable achievements in the area of abolition and suffrage.
Sherwood Road (42A), Aurora, NY 13206