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The Underground Railroad:


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The Underground Railroad

neither a railroad, nor underground

Before the Civil War, slavery existed in parts of the United States. People who wanted their freedom from slavery were often helped by members of the Underground Railroad. Today's Time Traveler takes you back more than 150 years to discover the Underground Railroad and share its stories of resistance.

Click on a topic on the left to learn more about the Underground Railroad in Michigan.


"The Underground Railroad" originally appeared in the Lansing State Journal on February 13, 2002, as part of the Lansing Newspapers In Education (NIE) Program.


 

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