Mary Richardonson Jones image from Chicago History Museum

Mary Richardson Jones Park

Mrs. Mary Richardson Jones is noteworthy in many regards.  Mrs. Jones and her husband, John Jones enlisted men during the Civil War into the 54th Massachusetts regiment of the U.S. Colored Troops.  Their home was an Underground Railroad depot.

 

Phillis Humphries as Mary Richardson Jones pg. 1

Phillis Humphries as Mary Richardson Jones pg. 2

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