Underground Railroad

Resources  

Underground Railroad
Slavery at Oak Plantation—Description of holdings and “inventory” of slaves and their worth
http://www.oakalleyplantation.com/about/slavery/

Giving Tourists a Truer Look at Plantation Life—Plantations celebrate the anniversary of the end of slavery in America by learning about how slaves lived on Southern Plantations
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4709588

USA History: Slavery in the United States: Quick little blurbs on every topic
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAslavery.htm

Interactive Underground Railroad Map—map of sites with details
http://find.mapmuse.com/re1/brand.php?brandID=UNDERGROUND_RR

National Geographic Underground Railroad Journey
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/railroad/

Routes to Freedom: National Geographic
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/railroad/map.html

NPR: Watermen and the Underground Railroad
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=17777148

Maine History
Abyssinian Meeting House brochure
http://www.abyme.org/images/Abyssinian.pdf

Interactive Underground Railroad Map—map of sites with details
http://find.mapmuse.com/re1/brand.php?brandID=UNDERGROUND_RR

Longfellow and the Network to Freedom
http://www.bowdoin.edu/news/events/archives/004775.shtml
http://www.nps.gov/long/parknews/upload/LHB%2010.2.06.pdf
http://antislavery.eserver.org/poetry/longfellowwhittier

Portland Freedom Trail Guide: http://www.portlandfreedomtrail.org/images/PFT-walkingtour-map.pdf

Abolitionists & Conductors
Faces of Freedom: National Geographic
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/railroad/hfame.html

USA History: Slavery in the United States: Quick little blurbs on every topic
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAslavery.htm

Fredrick Douglass
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/aframer/douglass/
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p1539.html
http://afroamhistory.about.com/od/frederickdouglass1/a/bio_douglass_f.htm
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/aframer/douglass/

Levi Coffin House—Info and links
http://www.waynet.org/levicoffin/default.htm

Songs and Stories

Spirituals and Slavery: http://ctl.du.edu/spirituals/Freedom/slavery.cfm