Close to the Canadian Border, Home of the Erie Canal and collector historical figuires tied to the Black Man's freedom.
HArriet Tubman - Auburn
Frederick Douglass - Rochester
John Brown - little known was that his farm was in upper N.Y.S.
Know one knows for sure when the underground railroad started for sure.
The US Constituition ws ratified in 1789. It is believed that they Quakers were in the business of moving slaves to freedom some years before this.
The Crystal Palace atmospheric or pneumatic railway was built in 1864 at the lower end of the Crystal Palace Park, and was working for a matter of months. It ran for about 600 yards in a 10-ft diameter brick tunnel between the Sydenham and Penge gates to the Park. The tunnel...