Underground Railroad site in Paterson officially recognized by National Park Service

By Kemberly Richardson PATERSON, New Jersey (WABC) -- An Underground Railroad site in Paterson has been officially recognized by the National Parks Service National Underground Network to Freedom. "You talk to a lot of historians and a lot of people will tell you, I've never heard of that story," public historian Jimmy Richardson said. It's

Paterson Underground Railroad site gets a prestigious recognition from the Park Service

by Jim Beckerman No one proclaimed — back in the 1850s — that a certain house and factory at Bridge Street and Broadway in Paterson was an Underground Railroad stop. You had to know. Now, it's being proclaimed. On Wednesday, May 4, at 11 a.m., Mayor Andre Sayegh, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr., D-Paterson, and

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