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Underground Railroad

This guide features information and resources for research on the "Underground Railroad" used to convey escaped Southern slaves to safety in the North prior to and during the time of the Civil War.

General History: United States

Listed below are multidisiciplinary History Web sites.  Click the drop-down menu from the "Find Web Sites" tab above to access Underground Railroad Web Resources organized into specific categories.

Beyond Google

Even though Google is capable of finding a great many Web sites, the task of wading through and evaluating these sites can be quite daunting. This page is meant to save you time by presenting recommended Web sites that have been evaluated by librarians.

Click the link below for more information about evaluating resources, including explanations of Web site domains, such as .edu, .gov, .org, .com, .net, and so on.