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Underground Railroad

From Helene C. Phelan's book, "And Why Not Every Man?", a MAP showing Allegany County, NY and the Underground Railroad.........submitted by Ron Taylor Mrs. Phelan discussed many pages of known locations throughout the County which were Underground Railroad Stations.......check it out in the book. "The story of the road from slavery to Civil War as it affected the Southern Tier, is the subject of this book. The area covered includes communities from Westfield to Elmira. "And Why Not Every Man" gives accounts of slaves, escaped slaves and their passage north and identification of some of the station masters and conductors of the underground railroad in the Southern Tier. The emotional climate of the area and the immigration to Canada that preceeded the outbreak of the Civil War are also part of this story." .......Helene Phelan, Almond, NY, December 1986

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Allegany County Underground RR Map

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