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Underground Railroad in Detroit: Important people, sites you might not know

Have you ever learned about George DeBaptiste? How about William Lambert? Here's a look at some Detroiters who played a big role in the Underground Railroad.
Have you ever learned about George DeBaptiste? How about William Lambert? Here's a look at some Detroiters who played a big role in the Underground Railroad.

DETROIT – Have you ever learned about George DeBaptiste?

How about William Lambert? Here’s a look at some Detroiters who played big roles in the Underground Railroad, and the historic sites in the city (and just across the Detroit River in Canada) that you may never have noticed.

Watch the full story above to learn all about it.


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About the Author:

Rhonda Walker has been helping Detroiters get motivated and ready for the day for the past 22 years. A confessed morning person, this award winning talented and versatile journalist starts her day at 2:00 am to co-anchor the weekday morning newscast at WDIV-Local 4 News. A position she’s held since 2003.