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The Underground Railroad

Reclaiming Your Heritage A pamphlet to trace some known routes of the Underground Railroad in WNY. View pamphlet here

The Roof Shall Not Fall The story of the Underground Railroad at the Michigan Street Baptist Church, produced by Ken Giangregco, 2005 (DVD)

Tours Underground Railroad Tours by Motherland Connextions, Fold-out brochure, Includes Descriptions of Tours and Costs

Tours Niagara Freedom Trail: An African-American-Canadian Heritage Tour, Color brochure, Includes History, Sites, Map and Suggested Tour Itinerary, Canada, 1997

Tours The Road to Freedom brochure, Includes Nathaniel Dett Memorial Chapel, British Methodist Episcopal Church of Canada, Norval Johnson Heritage Library & Niagara Freedom Trail Tour Info

Underground Railroad “Timon students rekindle history by shedding light on Underground Railroad’s local stops” Buffalo News, Margaret Hammersley, date missing

Underground Railroad “The Story of Buffalo: The city was a terminus of the Underground Railroad in slavery days” Buffalo Evening News,M.M. Wilner, Editor’s note attached, around 1930

Underground Railroad “Underground Railroad ties: Series of sculptures will mark Niagara sites” Buffalo News, Paula Voell, July 22, 1992

Underground Railroad “The routes the slaves followed to freedom: Underground Railroad stations scattered around Western New York” Buffalo News, Susan Peterson, February 27, 1994

Underground Railroad “Researching, Preserving, Educating: The Underground Railroad in Central New York” A Workshop Program Packet of Info, June 4, 1998

Underground Railroad “Fugitive Slave Cases in Niagara County: A Glimpse into the Underground Railroad” Lecture, Christopher Densmore, University Archivist, SUNY Buffalo, Given at Niagara County Historical Society, Lockport, NY on February 24, 2000

Underground Railroad “Revisiting the Underground Railroad” Gary Collison, Cultural Resource Management, Vol. 21 No. 4 1998, pp. 7-10

Underground Railroad on the Niagara Frontier: Selected Sources in the Grosvenor Room; Buffalo and Erie County Public Library


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