American Slaves “Underground Railroad”

Decades of oral tradition and a few scant clues suggest the role a northern Maine church played in harboring slaves along the Underground Railroad.  This small Quaker church just two miles from the Canadian border was likely the last stop on the Underground Railroad for many runaway slaves making their way to freedom, according to historians in the Fort Fairfield area.  Documenting the role of the Friends Church and many other sites means relying on oral records passed from one generation to the next. For full story click here.