Underground railroad

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"Finding Freedom" trails runaway slave Joshua Glover

Published Nov. 3, 2007

Read Ruby West Jackson and Walter T. McDonald's book "Finding Freedom: The Untold Story of Joshua Glover, Runaway Slave," and you'll immediately recognize the significance of the intersection of Glover and Booth Streets.

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BURSPUR provided route to freedom

Published June 8, 2006

You can almost see the people, traveling the Underground Railroad route, in their escape from slavery to freedom. The Burlington, Rochester and Spring Prairie Underground Railroad (BURSPUR) trail in Racine and Walworth Counties was taken by hundreds of freedom seekers.