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The Slippery Noodle Inn is a large blues bar and restaurant with two performance stages in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. It also has the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating bar in the state of Indiana, having opened in 1850 as the Tremont House.The Inn served as a stop on the Underground Railroad during the American Civil War.
Levi Coffin (1798 – 1877) was a Quaker businessman who was deeply involved in the Underground Railroad in Indiana and Ohio. His home is often called "Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad" because of the thousands of slaves who are reported to have passed through his care while escaping their masters. Born in the Southern United States, Coffin developed an opposition to slavery as a child. He immigrated from North Carolina in 1826 following a persecution of Quakers by slave-holde...