NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Freedom Bound

Record #:
Quakers in the Piedmont originated the first national Underground Railroad in the 1700s. This was a secret network of people and places set up to help slaves escaping to the North. It was not without danger for the Quakers, for anyone caught helping runaways could be punished.
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 66 Issue 9, Feb 1999, p38,40,42-43, il, por