Route. To reduce the risk of infiltration, many people associated with the
Underground Railroad knew only their part of the operation ...
For a more detailed map of escape routes of the Underground Railroad produced
by the National Park Service Cartographic Staff at Harpers Ferry Center.
This map will help you learn more about major routes used by people on the
Underground Railroad. Click on the routes listed in the Legend. Name three
The Underground Railroad was established to aid enslaved people in their
escape to freedom. The railroad was comprised of dozens of secret routes and
The term Underground Railroad referred to the entire system, which consisted of
many routes called lines. The free individuals who helped runaway slaves ...
As a descendent of travelers on the Underground Railroad, I grew up ... words
often used on the Underground Railroad were: “tracks” (routes fixed by
Find out more about the history of Underground Railroad, including videos,
interesting ... The network of routes extended through 14 Northern states and “the
Songs like "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," and "Go Down Moses" may have
contained secret messages detailing escape routes for runways. Another popular
All along the Eastern Line of the Underground Railroad, there remain signs of ....
provided fugitives from Maryland's eastern shore with a route to the north—to ...
The Underground Railroad spanned 29 states, as well as Canada, Mexico, and
the Caribbean. Its "railways" were back roads, swamps, caves, forests, rivers and