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  • Solomon Snow, Rev. (1811 - 1886)
    Rev. Solomon Snow- Minister at Methodist Church, East Harwich , Massachusetts. Also spent time Preaching the Gospel at Osterville, East Dennis-Myricville(Berkley)-Rehoboth,Middleborough,Wesport Point-M...
  • Captain Austin Bearse (c.1808 - c.1881)
    Massachusetts Anti Slavery Society 1850- Vigilance Committee Boston 1850-1861- Captain - Ships- "Wild Pigeon"- "Moby Dick"- Ships Captain That Took MANY former escaped Slaves To freedom in Canada and U...
  • Jerusha Bird (c.1787 - c.1875)
    Ran Taunton, Massachusetts Underground Railroad station. .
  • Elijah Bird (1783 - c.1842)
    Ardent Abolitionist and Humanitarians. Ran The Underground Railroad from Fall River , Massachuetts up thru The Taunton River North to Taunton, Massachusetts and on Northwood using other Quaker Relative...
  • Dr. Basil Biggs (1818 - 1906)
    From Quest for Freedom BASIL BIGGS, UNDERGROUND RAILROAD AGENT: HIS STORY Basil Biggs was born in Maryland in 1819. His mother died when he was four, leaving Biggs to be hired out to work for other...

The Underground Railroad was an informal network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century black slaves in the United States to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists who were sympathetic to their cause.

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