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Jackson Homestead and Museum
527 Washington St, Newton, MA 02458
The Jackson Homestead in the village of Newton Corner is an historic house that served as a station on the Underground Railroad before the Civil War. Today, the Jackson Homestead has transitioned into a museum known as the Jackson Homestead and Museum. It is operated by Historic Newton, whose mission is to "inspire discovery and engagement by illuminating our community’s stories within the context of American history". The Jackson Homestead and Museum displays rotating and permanent exhibits about the history of Newton, Massachusetts, and the Underground Railroad. The Homestead is also home to the archives of Historic Newton.
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