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Year of Jubilee (1863)

A listing of people involved with the story of Pennsylvania's Underground Railroad network, including activists, freedom seekers, station masters, conductors, financiers, lawyers, slave hunters, abolitionists, anti-slavery and pro-slavery adherents, politicians, heroes, villains, and more.


A  |  B  |  C  |  D  |  E  |  F  |  G  |  H  |  I  |  J  |  K  |  L  |  M

N  |  O  |  P  |  Q  |  R  |  S  |  T  |  U  |  V  |  W  |  X  Y  Z


Africa, Franklin County | Columbia, Lancaster County
Yellow Hill, Adams County | Zercher's Hotel, Christiana
Pottsville, Schuylkill County | Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County

Special Focus

Thaddeus Stevens' in NPS Network to Freedom
Martin R. Delany Grave Site


John and Eli Adams, Green County


Read it for free, here. 

The Year of Jubilee

Vol. 1: Men of God and Vol. 2: Men of Muscle

by George F. Nagle

The Year of Jubilee is the story of Harrisburg'g free African American community, from the era of colonialism and enslavement to hard-won freedom.

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