Underground Railroad

Expand your understanding of this time in history with quotes from former slaves, stories of Ohio operators on the underground railroad, and details about how Westerville residents welcomed former slaves into their community. Included is a detailed description of how a group of 28 freed slaves made their journey north to East Orange, Ohio, a village that is now known as Alum Creek Reservoir and Africa Road.

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