Slavery & the underground railroad in south central Pennsylvania

"Much like the rest of the nation, South Central Pennsyvlania struggled with slavery. The institution lingered locally for more than fifty years, although it was virtually extinct everywhere else within Pennsylvania. Gradually, antislavery views prevailed. The Appalachian Mountains and the Susq...

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Main Author: Wingert, Cooper H., (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2016.
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264 1 |a Charleston, SC :  |b The History Press,  |c 2016. 
300 |a 158 pages :  |b illustrations, maps ;  |c 23 cm 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-155) and index. 
505 0 |a Lives on the frontier -- The Quaker colony -- Slavery and the Rise of South Central Pennyslvania -- Revolutionary Times -- Defying abolition -- "The General pressure of the Times" -- "No Doubt She Is Somewhere in Adams County" -- Sons of the Revolution, Fathers of Abolition -- "Come in and Take Thy Breakfast" -- Confederate Invasion -- "God Plead My Cause" 
520 |a "Much like the rest of the nation, South Central Pennsyvlania struggled with slavery. The institution lingered locally for more than fifty years, although it was virtually extinct everywhere else within Pennsylvania. Gradually, antislavery views prevailed. The Appalachian Mountains and the Susquehanna River provided natural cover for fleeing slaves, causing an influx of travel along the Underground Railraod. Locals like WIlliam Wright and James McAllister assisted these runaways while publically advocating to abolish slavery." -- page [4] of cover. 
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590 |a The Pennsylvania Abolition Society Complementary Collection 
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650 0 |a Fugitive slaves  |z Pennsylvania  |x History  |y 19th century. 
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