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OUR fallen warriors: General Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman, an escaped slave herself, helped free more than 300 Black people during 19 missions on the Underground Railroad. Black History Month, Black History Facts, African American History, Women In History, World History, American Women, Ancient History, Strange History, Tudor History

I like to think of Harriet Tubman by Susan Griffin

I like to think of Harriet Tubman. Harriet Tubman who carried a revolver, who had a scar on her head from a rock thrown by a slave-master (because she talked back) , and who had a rans…

This is the second of two historical markers erected by the West Virginia Division of Archives and History to commemorate the Underground R. Virginia Hill, West Virginia History, Texas History, Virginia Studies, Condoleezza Rice, Underground Railroad, Black History Facts, African American History, Markers

Commemorative Plaque: Escape to Freedom

This is the second of two historical markers erected by the West Virginia Division of Archives and History to commemorate the Underground Railroad. Placed in 2003, due to the efforts of URR historian Henry Burke, it’s located in Parkersburg, WV, near the Ohio River boat landing for Blennerhassett Island, which has a fascinating history in its own right. The Blennerhassett Museum in Parkersburg has one of the original reward posters slaveholder Solomon Harness had printed in August, 1843…

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Famous Graves of the Famous

Robert Frost, Poet Old Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, VT September 14, 2011 — It's stupid how much time I've spent in graveyards in ...

Firsthand accounts of escapes from slavery in the American South include narratives by Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, and Harriet Tubman as well as lesser-known travelers of the Underground Railroad. Canadian History, Us History, History Books, Family History, Civil War Quilts, Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman, African American History, Black History Month

Slave Narratives of the Underground Railroad

More than 100,000 people escaped slavery in the American South by following the Underground Railroad, a complex network of secret routes and safe houses. This inexpensive compilation of firsthand accounts offers authentic insights into the Civil War era and African-American history with compelling narratives by Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, and lesser-known refugees.

Underground Railroad Quilt Codes Secret messages in the form of quilt patterns aided slaves escaping the bonds of captivity in the Southern states before and during the American Civil War. Study History, History Facts, World History, Family History, History Articles, Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman, African Diaspora, We Are The World

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Underground Railroad Quilt Codes Secret messages in the form of quilt patterns aided slaves escaping the bonds of captivity in the Southern states before and during the American Civil War. Slaves …

Map of the Week: The Pennsylvania Underground Railroad. Of course, there were no actual trains in the underground railroad, but the naming of this important part of American history highlights how central trains are to our strivings for freedom. Us History, History Facts, Black History, History Education, Teaching History, History Classroom, Texas History, History Books, History Activities

The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead ✎✎✎✎

Like a runaway train, Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad swept through 2016 on its way to winning the National Book Award for Fiction. You had to read it so that you knew the constru…

The American Negro Academy opposed Booker T. Du Bois was strongly against "accommodationist". Railroad Pictures, Racial Equality, Underground Railroad, Booker T, Before Us, African American History, History Facts, History Images, Black History Month

Fugitive Slave Law of 1850

This group of fugitive slaves escaped to freedom in Canada on the Underground Railroad and took up residence in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Their names are listed from left to right as, back row: Mrs. Hunt, Mansfield Smith, Mrs. Seymour; front row: Stevenson, Johnson.

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Barn of Seymour Finney | Central Michigan University

Michigan Underground Railroad | Barn of Seymour Finney in Detroit, Michigan

The Underground Railroad is a term used from about the 1840s to describe an informal network of secret routes and safe houses used by fugitive slaves in the United States of America on their journey north to “Free States” or Canada. It spanned twenty-nine states, as well as Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Quakers played an active part in it, along with many others. African American Slavery, African Americans, American Life, American History, Amana Colonies, Bizarre Stories, Underground Railroad, Canadian History, Harriet Tubman

Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad is a term used from about the 1840s to describe an informal network of secret routes and safe houses used by fugitive slaves in the United States of America on their journey north to “Free States” or Canada. It spanned twenty-nine states, as well as Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Quakers played an active part in it, along with many others.

African American Slaves prepare cotton for a cotton gin on Smith's Plantation, Port Royal Island, South Carolina in Reproduction x Civil War photo. Our photos are made of great quality material and printed on a high end, high quality Photo Art Printer. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Pictures, Antique Photos, Vintage Photographs, Digital Story, Underground Railroad, Critique, Civil War Photos

Take A Peek At Some Of The Oldest Photos Ever Taken In South Carolina

I love looking at old photos of the Palmetto State.

The Underground Railroad: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose Books). There are many different historical events to read about an your child choose the path. There are many possible endings. Civil War Books, Underground Railroad, Story Of The World, Aleta, Reading Levels, History Books, History Class, African American History, Book Lists

Error-404 - Rainbow Resource

You are a slave in the 1850s, thinking of escaping this harsh life, OR . . .You are slave catcher looking to get rich by chasing escaped slaves, OR . . .You are

This collection of original posters created for The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross PBS series features quotations by famous African Americans. African American Quotes, African American History, Black History Facts, Black History Month, Famous African Americans, Native Americans, Underground Railroad, History Projects, American Civil War

Famous Quote Posters | The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross | PBS

Harriet Tubman Poster, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross - PBS #BlackHistoryMonth

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Best Historical Home Tours In Detroit

History buffs, kids and everyone in-between will enjoy learning about the beautiful architecture and fascinating stories behind these homes.