port in eastern New Jersey. In 1686 it served a the capital of east Jersey.
Abolitionist who helped escaped slaves on the Underground Railroad. Worked for the Pennsylvania Society for the Abolition of Slavery and the Philadelphia Vigilance Committee.
Angelina and Sarah Grimke
Quaker abolitionist and women's rights advocate.
a person that is against slavery.
A worker who is bound to his or her master.
Fugitive Slave Act
1850 law that allowed slave owners to recapture escaped slaves and stated that people who helped escaped slaves could be fined or jailed.
Community in southern New Jersey that served as a safe place for escaped slaves.
Springtown and Timbuctoo
Community in New Jersey that served as a safe place for escaped slaves.
Farmer and conductor on the Underground Railroad. His house, where many escaped slaves found refuge, is preserved today and opened to visitors in Lawnside, New Jersey.
Rural community in New Jersey that served as a safe place for escaped slaves.