UGRR - Places



Strategic locations helped propel Underground Railroad activity in certain locations such as Detroit, with its close proximity to Canada’s shores. Other places, such as the Raisin Institute in Adrian, Michigan, helped to advance abolitionist activity through education and manual labor training. This section of the website highlights places and geographic locations which were instrumental in the abolitionist movement.

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This program was funded by the U.S. Department of Education Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program.