Delaware's Underground Railroad

      The Underground Railroad was perhaps the most dramatic protest action against slavery in United States history. It was a clandestine operation that began during the colonial period, later, became part of organized abolitionist activity in the 19th century, and reached its peak in the period 1830-1865. The story of the Underground Railroad is one of individual sacrifice and heroism in the efforts of enslaved people to reach freedom from bondage.

      Below are other links on the web that are continuing on the history of the Underground Railroad:

* National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

* Underground Railroad, National Park Services

* Underground Railroad, National Geographic

* Underground Railroad Museum

* Garrett, Thomas - Biography by Russ Pickett


Email any questions or comments to:
Russ Pickett

Last update: 7/19/2008