Underground Railroad

Underground Railroad

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  • Mendenhall Plantation Jamestown, NC
  • Its time to leave we've had enough.
  • We shall meet in Canaan.
  • Good bye friends.
  • Bethel AME Church Indianapolis, IN
  • Are you the Station Master?
  • We have been on the Gospel Train for hours.
  • Why, yes I am, I will be your Station Master.
  • Well come and get some rest.
  • Dr. Richard Eells House Quincy, IL 
  • Are yo the station master?
  • Are we close to Canaan?
  • Yes, I also will be forwarding you tomorrow. Get some rest.
  • Yes.
  • The Mendenhall Plantation was were slaves meet most commonly and where they could learn to read and write.
  • Dr. Nathan Thomas House Schoolcraft, MI
  • Thank You.
  • This is where my journey ends but yours continues.
  • The first AME (African Methodist Episcopal) Church in Indianapolis. This church was very active in the abolitionist movement, often sheltering fugitive slaves on their way to Canada.
  • Second Baptist Church Detroit, MI
  • Is the the  final  stop on the Gospel Train?
  • Yes indeed.
  • The Dr. Eells House is the longest lasting brick house in Quincy, Illinois, built in 1835. He lived there until he died in 1848. Quincy, Illinois, was the first Underground Railroad station across the border of Missouri—a slave state. 
  • Canadian Freedom ON, Canada
  • We made it to the Promise Land! Hallaluja!
  • The DR. Nathan House, was the home of two of MI's most active Underground Railroad participants. Pameia Brown Thomas' memiors, written in 1892, provide info on her and her spousesUnderground Railroad activities
  • Where are we off to next?
  • Yes, you shall follow the Drinking Gourd until you reach the next station.
  •  The church was built in 1836 when 13 former slaves left the First Baptist Church because of it's racist practices. The church became part of a terrible dispute--slavery. Miles away from Canadian Freedom; it soon became a Underground Railroad stop.
  • Get some rest then head to the Drinking Gourd and you will reach the Promise Land
  • After the long and tiring journey through the underground railroad, the slaves reached the canadian border where the slave laws are less strict, and are now free!
  • Friends Hello!
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