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Santa Bárbara D'Oeste, Brazil
Confederate Colony in Brazil
The Confederacy is still celebrated by descendants of the thousands of Southerners that fled to São Paulo after the Civil War.
Added by AaronNetsky
Underground Railroad Memorial at McDonald's
A plaque marks a former safe house on the secret route, now hidden next to a McDonald's.
Added by lewblank
Queens, New York
Vander Ende-Onderdonk House
The oldest Dutch colonial stone house in New York City is a hidden gem on the border of Brooklyn and Queens.
Added by cwatkins17
Ashton-Sandy Spring, Maryland
Underground Railroad Experience Trail
A trail through a historic Quaker town that outlawed slavery in 1777 and was a major waypoint on the Underground Railroad.
Added by WhiskeyBristles
The Politics of Sunbathing on Human Remains
Or, what happened after a slave cemetery was discovered under a beautiful beach in Saint François, Guadeloupe.
February 21, 2017
Found: A Long-Lost Photo of Harriet Tubman
The post-Civil War photo shows her in her 40s.
February 08, 2017
Beecher Bible and Rifle Church
This historic church is named for abolitionist Henry Ward Beecher and the ruse to arm his fellow abolitionists.
Added by PrairieFire
Central Park Was Once Seneca Village, Home to a Thriving Free Black Community
A graphic history of the community displaced for the vast public park in 1857.
December 05, 2016
Albadarr, The Gambia
Kunta Kinteh Island
A tiny island home to a former English slave fort.
Added by Dr Alan P Newman
The Beautiful, Forgotten and Moving Graves of New England's Slaves
This photo project reveals the powerful history tucked into Rhode Island's cemeteries.
October 26, 2016
The Battle Over Where 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' Was Written
Everyone thought the matter was settled. Then a $3 million house hit the market in Brunswick, Maine.
September 30, 2016
Le Morne, Mauritius
Slave Route Monument
This monument sits at the foot of a mountain from which slaves jumped to their deaths.
Added by taotaoholmes
Cape Coast, Ghana
Cape Coast Castle
Where thousands of slaves passed through the "Door of No Return."
Added by taotaoholmes
The Not-So-Abandoned Town of Zaña
After an epic flood washed away its enslavers, this city has been part ghost town, part cultural wildcard for the past three centuries.
Added by chelowhite
Gloucester Courthouse, Virginia
The Ruins of Rosewell Plantation
This once-palatial plantation might have been the site of the first draft of the Declaration of Independence.
Added by tmt66
Fountain City, Indiana
Levi Coffin House
This unassuming home was once “grand central station” for the Underground Railroad
Added by johanpdx
Places You Can No Longer Go: Ayuba Suleiman Diallo's Prayer Site
January 07, 2016
This magnificent Crimean estate was once a playground of the Russian elite
Added by samreeve
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