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This category is dedicated to recording sites which served as stops along the Underground Railroad or those that played a significant role in the Underground Railroad and its mission of aiding slaves on their journey to freedom.
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Image for New Revived Church-Family & Faith Connections-Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Taylors, Island, MDview gallery
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Underground Railroad SitesNew Revived Church-Family & Faith Connections-Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Taylors, Island, MD

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Founded in 1876 as Jefferson Methodist Episcopal Church, New Revived United Methodist Church was one of five African American congregations established in this vicinity between 1864 and 1880.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/5/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesMadison-Preparing for Freedom-Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Madison, MD

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Harriet Tubman spent her formative years in and around Madison, once called Tobaccostick.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/5/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesStanley Institute-Racing to Freedom-Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Cambridge, MD

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In October 1857, ten years before Stanley Institute was established two large groups of enslaved families successfully fled this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/5/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesAdkins Arboretum Slavery's Arboretum - Ridgely, MD

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The forests and waterways of the Eastern Shore, traditional land of the Choptank and Nanticoke Indians, provided the backup for the austere home life, backbreaking labor, and dramatic escapes of enslaved blacks.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/5/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesGreensboro Threatened by Ideas-Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Greensboro, MD

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More than cargo flowed through commercial towns like Greensboro. Abolitionist ideas and freedom seekers on the move created tension within a society dependent on slavery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/5/2020

last visited: never

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As a deep-water tributary of the Chesapeake Bay, the Choptank River was a commercial artery of the Eastern Shore since colonial times.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/5/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesMalone's Church-Ties that Bind-Madison, MD

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Harriet Tubman was born nearby on Harrisville Road at the Anthony Thompson plantation around 1822, where Thompson enslaved her father, Ben Ross, and about 40 other people.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/2/2020

last visited: never

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