Comfort Inn & Suites Airport-American Way
4225 American Way
Memphis, TN 38118
Phone: (901) 369-8005
Fax: (901) 369-0107
Arts & Museums
Slavehaven Underground Railroad Museum
Jun to Aug - Mo to Sa from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Sep to May - Mo to Sa from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PMThis tiny house stands as a reminder of both a dark period in American history and the efforts of many to remedy the wrongs of slavery. A merchant named Jacob Burkle, who ran a stockyard before the American Civil War, provided a haven for many runaway slaves on their journey through the Underground Railroad. Here you can see where they waited for the instructions that helped them find their way across the Mississippi River to freedom.