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
Published: Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2016.
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Table of Contents:
  • 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"