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Southeastern Indiana"s Underground Railroad routes and operations

Diane Perrine Coon

Southeastern Indiana"s Underground Railroad routes and operations

a project of the State of Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology and the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service

by Diane Perrine Coon

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Published by Perrine Enterprises in Louisville, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indiana,
  • Indiana.
    • Subjects:
    • Underground railroad -- Indiana,
    • Historic sites -- Indiana,
    • Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration -- Indiana,
    • Antislavery movements -- Indiana -- History -- 19th century,
    • Fugitive slaves -- Indiana -- History -- 19th century,
    • African Americans -- Indiana -- History -- 19th century,
    • Indiana -- History, Local,
    • Indiana -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesFreedom trails initiative
      StatementDiane Perrine Coon.
      ContributionsIndiana. Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology., United States. National Park Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE450 .C75 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 315 p. :
      Number of Pages315
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3634941M
      LC Control Number2002435628
      OCLC/WorldCa49792817

        Tokens and Signals Used by the Underground Railroad Along the Ohio River. Diane Perrine Coon published in Northern Kentucky Heritage Magazine as “Great Escapes: The Underground Railroad” Vol IX, No 2, Introduction. All attempts by slaves to escape to freedom were subject to extreme danger, not only from the physical challenges – basic food, water and shelter from the . AAR Railroad Reporting Marks - Guide to 5, railroad reporting marks and associated Southeast railroads. Aberdeen & Rockfish Railroad Company - Shortline railroad operates 47 miles between Aberdeen and Fayetteville, North Carolina, connecting with CSX and Norfolk Southern. Aberdeen Carolina & Western Railway - Shortline freight railroad operates miles in south-central North .

      A reprint in the anti-Underground Railroad Daily State Sentinel (Indianapolis) about the impact of the refugee crisis on public opinion in Vermont, “A Change of Sentiment,” July 8, An editorial from the Daily State Sentinel criticizing Indiana judges for protecting “the n—-r population,” Octo Underground Railroad Routes. 20 mi Title: PowerPoint Presentation Author: LITS Created Date: 9/30/ PM.

      Underground Railroad Sites: Gibson County. On J Knox County, IN was formed in the Northwest Territory with Vincennes as the headquarters; the land now known as Gibson County, was part of the Vincennes Tract Treaty (of Ft Wayne) June 7, as well as part of the Treaty at Vincennes. Sometimes, routes of the Underground Railroad were organized by abolitionists, people who opposed slavery. More often, the network was a series of small, individual actions to help fugitive slaves. A lot of activity on the Underground Railroad happened in states .


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Southeastern Indiana"s Underground Railroad routes and operations by Diane Perrine Coon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Southeastern Indiana's Underground Railroad routes and operations: a project of the State of Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology and the U.S.

Department of the Interior, National Park Service. [Diane Perrine Coon; Indiana. Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology,; United States.

The Underground Railroad in Indiana was part of a larger, unofficial, and loosely-connected network of groups and individuals who aided and facilitated the escape of runaway slaves from the southern United network in Indiana gradually evolved in the s and s, reached its peak during the s, and continued until slavery was abolished throughout the United States at the end.

Cover from "The Underground Railroad." Indiana has a rich history of Underground Railroad operations. Many escaped slaves traveled across the Hoosier State in the years prior to and during the Civil War. These fugitive men and women frequently altered their routes and the locations of their stops in order to minimize their chances of detection.

Constructed in Southeastern Indianas Underground Railroad routes and operations book, the Erastus Farnham House is speculated to have been a popular stop along the Underground Railroad. The popular belief is that Erastus actually built the house with the Underground Railroad in mind, creating a cupola at the top of the building to serve as a lookout area and an internal cistern to gather water from the gutters for slaves hidden within his : Courtney Johnston.

LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in The Underground Railroad, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. This chapter is preceded by a runaway ad for a year-old woman called Sukey, who is “very neat in appearance” and a devout Methodist.

The narrative returns to Cora, who is once again in a classroom. By Erin Lattimer @datainindiana. Due north of slave-owning state Kentucky, Indiana was an intuitive route for slaves seeking freedom in Canada during the s. Stations were located across the state and were mainly only known by word-of-mouth.

The map below lists just a few of the Underground Railroad sites recorded in Indiana. Southeastern Indiana's Underground Railroad Routes and Operations. Diane Perrine Coon. Details Underground Railroad activity with photographs, maps, and reminiscences in the counties of Southeastern Indiana.

paper / pp. / / $ (no additional discount) Order No. Underground Railroad. Hurley C. Goodall. Southeast Indiana Trails to Freedom, Underground Railroad Driving Tour. This trail outlines the routes of the Underground Railroad in Southeast Indiana traveled by the runaway slaves, and the locations of the safe houses that hid them from danger.

Three Southeast Indiana driving tours have been developed linking places and stories from slave. Brother Sage has spent the last 10 years putting together the story of the Underground Railroad’s presence in the Northwest Territory, more specifically the St.

Joe Valley Region. This area, what is now northwestern Indiana and southwestern Michigan, saw the passage of tens of thousands of slaves from slave territory to the free land. Wayne County had many contributors to the Underground Railroad effort. Apparently by the s Wayne County conductors and agents formed a Society of Underground Railroad workers, with a membership pledge and code From Richmond, but mainly from Newport, conductors took fugitives through Randolph and Jay counties to points east and west.

Floyd County, Indiana, and its county seat, New Albany, are located directly across the Ohio River from Louisville, Kentucky.

Louisville was a major slave-trade center, and Indiana was a free state. Many slaves fled to Floyd County via the Underground Railroad, but their fight for freedom did not end once they reached Indiana.5/5(2).

The list of Underground Railroad sites includes abolitionist locations of sanctuary, support, and transport for former slaves in 19th century North America before and during the American Civil also includes sites closely associated with people who worked to achieve personal freedom for all Americans in the movement to end slavery in the United States.

The Underground Railroad, a term first used aboutrefers to neither underground nor a railroad. It was a clandestine, informal organization of escape routes and hideaway locations for runaway slaves fleeing from slave states in North America to escape to the Free states, Canada, Mexico or even overseas locations, through the mids.

The Underground Railroad in Southeastern Ohio, With especial attention to Morgan County. Between and Dr. John V. Richardson Jr. Runaway slaves entered into Ohio by crossing the 18 th century Mason-Dixon Line at the Ohio River (either by swimming or ferry) from Parkersburg or other spots in Western Virginia.

Notably, Henderson Hall and Blennerhassett Island Plantation were on the. Find out about our routes.

Southeastern aims to make your journey with us more enjoyable by providing you with information, answering your questions, and giving you the latest information about our routes, stations and destinations. Indianapolis, Shelbyville & Southeastern Traction Co. ~ 9/25/ to 10/13/ (sold controlling interest) Section 1: Car # - at Ind.

Trans. Mus., Noblesville, Hamilton Co., IN, became # on Indiana Railroad, body only. Section 2 Indianapolis to Rushville & Connersville. Freedom Marker: Compassion and Courage.

In William Still’s book The Underground Railroad, the author expands on the story of Peter Still, a former slave, and Seth Concklin, a White abolitionist.

* Indiana's first railroad put into service was the Madison, Indianapolis & Lafayette, chartered in to link its namesake cities. Funding proved difficult but in a short mile segment, from Madison to Queensville, had finally been completed, thanks, in part, to state intervention.

InEd accepted the position as Train Master at the Virginia Southern Railroad in Keysville, Virginia, for RailTex. Also, inEd received his certificate for DSLE training and in received his certificate of completion for Hazardous Material Operations in Pueblo, Colorado.

InEd Read More. Colson Whitehead’s novel, The Underground Railroad, is the winner of both the National Book Award for Fiction and the Pulitzer Prize for of the most critically acclaimed novels in recent years, the book was a #1 New York Times bestseller, an Oprah’s Book Club selection, and Amazon’s #1 book ofin addition to being included on numerous best books.

The second major work of the early period of Underground Railroad books is William Still's Underground Railroad Records published in This is a wonderful book gleaned from Still's participation as a stationmaster for the Philadelphia Vigilance Committee during the s when he. It's hard to list influential books of without mentioning The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.

The book paints a portrait of slavery Author: MJ Franklin.The Underground Railroad also ran south—not back toward slave-owning states but away from them to Mexico, which began to restrict slavery in the s and finally abolished it insome thirty-four years before Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation.

This may be history, but it comes as.