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Underground Railroad in Pennsylvania: Second Edition
 
 
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William J. Switala.
Publisher Stackpole  
Format paperback
Product Dimensions 9 x 6 x 0.7 inches
ISBN 9780811735186
Pages/Publication Date 248/2008
Daedalus Item Code 40788
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Organized in antebellum America to help slaves escape to freedom, the Underground Railroad was cloaked in secrecy and operated at great peril to everyone involved. The system was extremely active in Pennsylvania, with routes running through cities and towns in all parts of the state. William Switala retraces the routes with detailed maps, discusses the large city networks, identifies the houses and sites where escaped slaves found refuge, and pays tribute to the people who risked their lives to support the operation.
 
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