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Underground Railroad: On a New York Underground Railroad Tour, Lessons in Resistance A tour in Lower Manhattan on a cold winter day is a somber and empowering course in the history of slavery — and the fight against it.
New York Times | 11 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Foley Square: “Bonfires of the Negroes” A stop on the NYC Slavery and the Underground Railroad Tour.
New York Times | 11 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Financial District: Former Slave Market The intersection of Water and Wall Streets was once home to New York City's first slave market.
New York Times | 11 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Underground Railroad: Philipse Well Visitors on the NYC Slavery and the Underground Railroad Tour.
New York Times | 11 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Underground Railroad: In Florida, Solemn Shadows of the Early Underground Railroad There are only traces of Underground Railroad history at Prospect Bluff and Fort Mose. But their stories are impossible to forget.
New York Times | 11 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Florida's Forgotten 'Above-Ground' Railroad Escaped slaves and Native Americans created a thriving community in the Florida Panhandle, but hundreds were killed when U.S. forces attacked it in 1816. Here's their story.
New York Times | 11 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Underground Railroad: At Ontario Underground Railroad Sites, Farming and Liberty Slaves fleeing the American South established new lives in Canada. Three noteworthy museums tell of their struggles and triumphs.
New York Times | 11 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Underground Railroad: Exploring Detroit's Underground Railroad Sites As fugitive slaves made their way to freedom in Canada, they stopped in Detroit, where visits to churches today illuminate the hardships they endured.
New York Times | 11 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Underground Railroad: Pittsburgh's Underground Railroad, Preserved and Not The Heinz History Center and the F. Julius LeMoyne House document Pittsburgh's role in the Underground Railroad, but some sites, sadly, are gone.
New York Times | 11 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Underground Railroad: In Ohio, a Warrior Against Slavery John Parker, a former slave, was a daring conductor on the Underground Railroad. His home in Ripley, Ohio, helps to tell his story.
New York Times | 11 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend