Activists in the East
Civil War Series
About the Project
Lecture 9, Activists in the East, discusses those Underground Railroad activists both north and south of the Mason-Dixon Line in the East and their systematic efforts to aid runaway slaves.
Those discussed include Harriet Tubman, William Still, Thomas Garrett, and a little-known but important network in the nation’s capital.
The Underground Railroad Course Modules
Slavery and Resistance
Routes and Directions
Activists, Laws and Politics
Activists in the Midwest
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This program was funded by the U.S. Department of Education Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program.