Texas State Archives Map Collection

Underground Routes to Canada Showing Lines of Travel of Fugitive Slaves
Date: 1898
Publisher: Bombay and Company, New York, 1898.
Cartographer: Sierbert, W.H.
Scale: 1 inch = 200 miles
Size: 17 cm x 36 cm
Type of Map: other
Format: photostat, white on black
Language: English
AC Number: 00058
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

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In addition to the underground routes, states, rivers, lakes, and railroads are shown. Some routes have notes beside them. States shown are Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and parts of Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska. Inset: Map showing the lines of the Underground Railroad in Chester and the Neighboring Counties of Pennsylvania. Based on R.C. Smedley's History of the Road in these counties. Photostat. Long. 70 - 95 deg. 4/8/82

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