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Ontario Underground Railroad Sites in the New York Times

Posted by SOSA web team on February 24, 2017 in News

Dr. Afua Cooper writes in the New York Times about her visits to three historic sites in Ontario that were end-points on the Underground Railroad. More than 30,000 African-Americans fled slavery in the American South along the Railroad and made their way to Canada, where many settled, becoming African-Canadians.