Digital Story: Secrets and Codes of the Underground Railroad - Youtube

African Americans prepare cotton for a cotton gin on Smith’s plantation, Port Royal Island, South Carolina, in 1862

Woodlawn Manor explains the farm’s connection to freeing slaves. Sandy Spring, MD

Historic barn tells the story of the Underground Railroad in Maryland

Historic barn tells the story of the Underground Railroad in Maryland A new visitor center at Woodlawn Manor explains the farm’s connection to freeing slaves. By Marylou Tousignant

The Buxton Settlement, Ont. Canada....The Buxton Settlement commemorates the Underground Railroad and early Black settlements in Canada. When the settlement first began in 1849 the goal was to offer Black fugitives from the US a chance to start a new life. The land was owned by Rev William King which he bought for former slaves. The land was divided and sold to refugees.  A community was formed, which helped escapees flourish and even allowed several of them to go on to university

The Buxton Settlement, Ont. Canada....The Buxton Settlement commemorates the Underground Railroad and early Black settlements in Canada. When the settlement first began in 1849 the goal was to offer Black fugitives from the US a chance to start a new life. The land was owned by Rev William King which he bought for former slaves. The land was divided and sold to refugees. A community was formed, which helped escapees flourish and even allowed several of them to go on to university

Slave Quilts Underground Railroad | we ve been learning in social studies about how slaves secretly ...

Civil War - We've been learning in Social Studies about how slaves secretly communicated with each other.

Amarillo became a town in 1887 when merchants opened stores to cater to railroad workers. The first African Americans in the area were Jerry Callaway, who came to the area in 1888 with a white family,

Amarillo became a town in 1887 when merchants opened stores to cater to railroad workers. The first African Americans in the area were Jerry Callaway, who came to the area in 1888 with a white family,

This idea has been stuck in my head for awhile, ever since I heard about how quilts were used to communicate to runaway slaves on the Underground Railroad. Their patterns and blocks were a code, provi

Printable Underground Railroad Quilt Code Game (Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational)

Exploring the Underground Railroad, in Brooklyn | Atlas Obscura

Exploring the Underground Railroad, in Brooklyn

Walking today through the tiny neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights, from the Manhattan views offered by the Promenade, past the rows of historic brownstones and.

The escape of the slaves from the southern states was a dangerous journey as they headed north on the Underground Railroad – a secret network of people who opposed slavery and helped the fugitives make their way to Canada, where they could live free. Here are some learning resources to discover more on this period of history.

Teach Your Kids About ... the Underground Railroad

A list of learning resources to help teach about the Underground Railroad, and the escape of the black slaves from the southern states to Canada.

The Underground Railroad Teacher's Guide

The Underground Railroad Teacher's Guide. The best interactive walk through in the life of a slave, accompanied with a teacher's guide to inspire lessons, activities, discussions, and writing prompts.

▶ HISTORICAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD HOME IN OHIO - YouTube | Freedom Seekers Badge

This is a great visual from inside of the basement of the Lathrop house in Sylvania Ohio which used to act as a safe haven and was part of the under ground r.

I have always been fascinated by the Underground Railroad. Growing up in rural north-central Indiana, I had friends in school who were descendants of some of the freed slaves. Their families own the farm land where their great-greats were liberated, and many of them still live in the area.

Haunting Underground Railroad Images Retrace the Steps of Fleeing Slaves

barnyards and farmhouse, an Underground Railroad station, with a tunnel leading underneath the road to another station, Centerville, Indiana. (Photograph by Jeanine Michna-Bales)

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