The Underground Railroad, with its coded language and network of secret passes and safe houses, is an amazing story of everyday people defying the law in the name of justice. The escaping slaves risked everything to secure their freedom and a better life, traveling through unfamiliar country at night in order to reach the next safe house, hopefully always one step or more ahead of the slave catchers. Names such as Harriet Tubman and Levi Coffin are familiar to Americans as conductors on the path to freedom, but less familiar are the actual places where the soon-to-be free men and women were... More >>>