Category Archives: Travel

Underground Railroad: On a New York Underground Railroad Tour, Lessons in Resistance

A tour in Lower Manhattan on a cold winter day is a somber and empowering course in the history of slavery — and the fight against it. Read More

Source:: NYTimes

Financial District: Former Slave Market

The intersection of Water and Wall Streets was once home to New York City’s first slave market. Read More

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Foley Square: “Bonfires of the Negroes”

A stop on the NYC Slavery and the Underground Railroad Tour. Read More

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Underground Railroad: Philipse Well

Visitors on the NYC Slavery and the Underground Railroad Tour. Read More

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Underground Railroad: In Florida, Solemn Shadows of the Early Underground Railroad

There are only traces of Underground Railroad history at Prospect Bluff and Fort Mose. But their stories are impossible to forget. Read More

Source:: NYTimes