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  • Henry Hill Gage (deceased)
  • Luther Addison Donnell (1809 - 1869)
    Luther was the son of Thomas and Nancy (Barr) Donnell. He was a prominent Decatur Co. farmer and stockman who was associated with the anit-slavery cause and active in the "underground railroad" movem...
  • Jerusha Bird (c.1787 - c.1875)
    Ran Taunton, Massachusetts Underground Railroad station. .
  • Sarah Allen (1764 - 1849)
    Sarah Allen (also known as Sara Allen and Mother Allen; née Bass; 1764–1849) was an American abolitionist and missionary for the African Methodist Episcopal Church. She is known within the AME Church a...
  • Richard Allen (1760 - 1831)
    Richard Allen was born into slavery and owned by Chief Justice Benjamin Chew, Sr. . He was sold as a child to Stokely Sturgis who had a plantation in Delaware. Richard Allen (February 14, 1760 – March ...

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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