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