18 hrs ago
Africville reunion drawing American tourists
This weekend's Africville reunion is drawing American tourists following the Underground Railroad.
21 hrs ago
An Albany home that led thousands to freedom in the Underground Railroad is getting a million dollar face lift this summer.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Oldest home in Belpre
Crossing the river in the dead of night, a conductor leading the way, many slaves made their way toward Ohio and a chance at freedom.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Burlington Times News
Pathway to Freedom' remains a tale of struggle, hope
It was a rare treat to have Ann Hunt Smith, who composed the music for "Pathway To Freedom" present for the show's opening on July 3. Smith could be heard singing along and tapping her feet to such spirituals as "Wade in the Water" and "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," among others.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Underground Railroad Conference highlights Detroit's role
In the cover of darkness, thousands of people made their way to Detroit. They took shelter in homes, barns, basements, anywhere they could safely hide as they sought freedom.
Byberry Hall, located at Byberry and Thornton roads, will have a state historical marker unveiled this Saturday.
Student seeks help with local Underground Railroad research
My name is Nicholas Patler and I am currently researching and writing an in-depth MA thesis at Bethany Theological Seminary on the Underground Railroad in Wayne County, along with a booklet for the Wayne County Historical Museum.
The Warwick Advertiser
Slave music returns to Hudson Valley Underground Railroad route
Newburgh Jazz Series presents Tyrone Birkett at the Arboretum at Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Campbell Hall on Wednesday, July 23, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tyrone Birkett's music is a 21st century extension of the freedom songs sung by slaves in the early 1800s.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
'Underground Railroad' Ferries Gays Out Of Uganda
The plight of gay Ugandans is well-known here , but it hasn't gone unnoticed by the rest of the world.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Underground Railroad's women to get their due at Detroit conference
It was the 1850s, when African-Americans who did the same were deemed fugitives and risked capture, punishment or worse.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Huntsville's Historic Lowry House hosts Annual Storytelling Series
The Storytelling Series is back at the Lowry House! On Sunday, July 13 at 3:00 pm, Bobby Hayden, local historian and storyteller, begins a series on the Underground Railroad.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Underground Railroad opens speaker series in E. Dundee
A photo of Allan Pinkerton is part of a mix of photos and articles about Dundee's involvement with the Underground Railroad brought by presenter Marge Edwards of the Dundee Township Historical Society.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
My view: Civil Rights Act marks 50 years
In 1964, I was a young girl attending a newly integrated grade school near my home in Wilberforce, Ohio.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Manifest Destiny: The Path Towards Wisdom
Manifest Destiny: The Path Towards Wisdom by Dr. Jamere Brown Spencer reveals hope, purpose and identity through a powerful testimony of his life that led him to victory in finding his own purpose and destiny in the Kingdom of God.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
5 things to know about Livingston on Staten Island's North Shore
Like many other Staten Island neighborhoods, Livingston enjoys a rich history and touts a few surviving architectural gems on its quiet residential streets as well as the centerpiece jewel: Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden .
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Stop on historic Underground Railroad to be marked in Paterson
The block of Broadway was once home to the Excelsior Coffee and Spice Factory, where a wealthy white man and his African-American apprentice did far more than harvest coffee beans.
The Janesville Gazette
Young slave girl survived by hiding out on this farm
The Dwinnell farm can be seen on Bowers Road just north of the intersection with Potters Road in the town of Lafayette.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Underground Railroad Station Found Near Downtown Springfield
An archeological dig is underway in the Lincoln Home National Historic Site and state archeologist Terrance Martin says they are finding the home of Jameson Jenkins, a friend of Abraham Lincoln and a conductor with the Underground Railroad.