How Detroit played a role in the Underground Railroad
DETROIT – The Underground Railroad -- dangerous path to freedom for slaves -- ran through Metro Detroit before heading into Canada. Here’s a look at some Detroiters who played big roles in the Underground Railroad and the historic sites in the city, as well as across the Detroit River in Canada, that you may not have ever noticed. READ: Work underway to restore Underground Railroad safe house in Walled LakeWatch the full report in the video above to learn more.
Underground Railroad in Detroit: Important people, sites you might not know
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. More: Black History Month section