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Underground Railroad in New York and New Jersey

by William J. Switala - £13.95  Stackpole Books (2006)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9780811732581 | ISBN 10: 0811732584

This book tells the story of the network that guided escaped slaves to freedom, its operation, its important figures, and its specific history in New York and New Jersey. It pinpoints major routes in the states, with maps and information for locating them today. Includes:
* Maps of the major escape routes,
* Identifies houses and sites where slaves found refuge,
* Chapter on Canada - discusses the final destination.

(Price & availability last checked: September 2018)

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In booklists: The Underground Railroad, Slavery & the Slave Trade, Black American History,
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