Dr. Richard Eells House

415 Jersey Street, Quincy IL 62301 | 217-223-1800
The Great River Road in Illinois

The Dr. Richard Eells house was built in 1835, just four blocks from the Mississippi River. It was the first stop on the Underground Railroad across from Missouri. In 1842, Eells was caught attempting to help an escaped slave.


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