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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Calarco
ISBN: 078646416X 9780786464166
OCLC Number: 683229652
Notes: "Reprint of the illustrated case bound ed. of The Underground Railroad in the Adirondack region, first published in 2004 by McFarland."--Title page verso.
Description: ix, 293 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I: The underground railroad in northern New York and its role in the abolition of slavery: The legend --
Roots --
The higher law --
Jehovah has decreed it! ---
The sword is now drawn --
On account of color --
The byway to freedom --
Establishing outposts --
Another strategy --
The forgotten abolitionist --
Heard it through the grapevine --
Roll it along --
Death and transfiguration --
A breach has been made --
Fat of the land --
Exodus --
In search of the promised land --
Voices crying in the wilderness --
To the rescue --
Family matters --
Go west, young abolitionist --
Never half what it is now --
All aboard! --
Marching to immortality. Part II: The underground railroad stops in eastern New York from New York City to Canada: Stops in New York City --
Stops in the Mid-Hudson region --
Stops in Albany county --
Stops in Rensselaer county --
Stops in Washington county --
Stops in Clinton county --
Stops in Saratoga county --
Stops in Warren county --
Stops in Essex and Franklin counties --
Stops in St. Lawrence county.
Responsibility: Tom Calarco.
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