The Underground Railroad - blog post shows how slaves were hidden in a wagon and photos of Levi Coffin's home

A few days ago, I walked in the long-forgotten footsteps of runaway slaves. My feet touched the same smooth ash floorboards as theirs.

Hidden Well at the Levi Coffin House  This hidden spring-fed well in the Levi Coffin House is one of the special features that helped the Coffin's assist more than 2,000 slaves on their way to freedom via the Underground Railroad.

STEPS AND SHELF::::: Hidden Well at the Levi Coffin House This hidden spring-fed well in the Levi Coffin House is one of the special features that helped the Coffin's assist more than slaves on their way to freedom via the Underground Railroad.

Quaker Levi Coffin (1798 – 1877), based in Cincinnati, Ohio, was known as the President of the Underground Railroad.  He and his wife Catherine, also a Quaker, helped about 2,000 slaves to freedom.

History: Quaker Levi Coffin – based in Cincinnati, Ohio, was known as the President of the Underground Railroad. He and his wife Catherine, also a Quaker, helped about slaves to freedom.

William Still Underground Railroad -  a humble Philadelphia clerk risked his life shepherding runaway slaves to freedom during tumultuous years leading up to American Civil War.  Director of a complex network of abolitionists, sympathizers & safe houses stretching from Philadelphia to So. Ontario.  14 years in service of Underground Railroad, he helped nearly eight hundred former slaves to escape. -1902  http://www.undergroundrailroadconductor.com/Still-Concklin.htm

William Still- helped many escaped slaves find homes and jobs in Philadelphia and he wrote a book after the Civil War about the Underground Railroad.

The Hubbard House was a safehouse for slaves who were looking to gain their freedom through passage of the Underground Railroad. This house was built around 1840 by William and Catherine Hubbard. Located right on Lake Erie, the house was a perfect place to hide slaves for a day or two until conditions were optimum for them to make there way to the beach and onto a boat that would take them to Canada.  visit http://www.hubbardhouseugrrmuseum.org  God Bless you William and Catherine Hubbard

This short documentary is about the Hubbard House, located in Ashtabula, Ohio. The Hubbard House was a safehouse for slaves who were looking to gain their f.

From the arrival ofthe Quakers in the seventeenth century to the enforcement of the EmancipationProclamation, Long Island played an important role in the UndergroundRailroads work to guide slaves to f

From the arrival ofthe Quakers in the seventeenth century to the enforcement of the EmancipationProclamation, Long Island played an important role in the UndergroundRailroads work to guide slaves to f

Harriet Tubman - YouTube --  Long Journey to Freedom

Edited documentary on Harriet Tubman, her contribution,with real interviews to bring Black history, slavery and Harriet Tubmans contributions updated

The Underground Railroad occurred in the 1800's. This was not underground or a railroad. This event captured its name because of the activities it carried out in secrecy, darkness, and disguise. The Underground Railroad was a network of 14 routes, extending through 14 northern states.

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