Underground Railroad in New Jersey and New York

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Stackpole Books, 2006 - History - 182 pages
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  • Maps of the major escape routes
  • Identifies houses and sites where slaves found refuge
  • Chapter on Canada discusses the final destination

Tells the story of the network that guided escaped slaves to freedom, its operation, its important figures, and its specific history in New York and New Jersey. Pinpoints major routes in the states, with maps and information for locating them today.

 

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User Review  - Michael.Bradham - LibraryThing

Surprised by the intricacy of the underground network. With pictures of the paths taken, and letters written at the time, this book provided me profound insight. Thank you. Read full review

Contents

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IV
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V
27
VI
43
VII
71
VIII
89
IX
109
X
127
XI
139
XII
150
XIII
169
XIV
177
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About the author (2006)

William J. Switala is a former professor of education at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. He is the author of two other titles in Stackpole's Underground Railroad series, "Underground Railroad in Pennsylvania" (0811716295) and "Underground Railroad in Delaware, Maryland, and West Virginia" (081173143X).

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