Freedom Train North: Stories of the Underground Railroad in Wisconsin

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People running from slavery made many hard journeys to find freedom on steamboats and in carriages, across rivers and in hay-covered wagons. Some were shot at. Many were chased by slave catchers. Others hid in tunnels and secret rooms. But these troubles were worth it for the men, women, and children who eventually reached freedom. "Freedom Train North" tells the stories of fugitive slaves who found help in Wisconsin. Young readers (ages 7 to 12) will meet people like Joshua Glover, who was broken out of jail by a mob of ...

Freedom Train North: Stories of the Underground Railroad in Wisconsin 2011, Wisconsin Historical Society Press

ISBN-13: 9780870204746

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