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Henry Box Brown: Shipped To Freedom

Have you heard about Henry Box Brown? His escape story was so incredible that it almost seemed like fiction – even in the 19th Century.

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10 Things To Know About The Underground Railroad

Ready for some amazing stories and secrets? February is Black History Month, and we’ll be looking at some history of the Underground Railroad. To kick off the month, here are ten interesting things you’ll want to know about this incredible … Continue reading

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Allan Pinkerton: Commanding The Union Intelligence Service

What was the forerunner to the U.S. Secret Service? When did folks start to really worry about protecting a U.S. President? Would you be really surprised if I told you it was during the Civil War? Today, we’ll talk about … Continue reading

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