|Birth: ||Oct. 7, 1821|
New Jersey, USA
A "Station Master" for the underground railroad working in Philadelphia, Pa. Worked hand in hand with Thomas Garrett of Delaware to provide free passage of black slaves to their own freedom in the northern states. Still kept meticulous records of slaves' experiences, and was often able to reunite entire families in the free states. His records have provided a great resource to this period of United State History.
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Jun 21, 2005
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Added: Feb. 8, 2014
My 7 year old and I are reading your biography right now. I grew up in a house with a secret room in the basement used as a stop on the underground railroad. The pictures and stories have fascinated my son. We need to keep history alive. Thank you sir for...(Read more)|
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