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By Michelle Arnosky Sherburne

Many think that help for the abolition of slavery was once universally authorized in Vermont, however it was once truly a fiercely divisive factor that rocked the fairway Mountain nation. in the course of turbulence and violence, notwithstanding, a few courageous Vermonters helped struggle for the liberty in their enslaved Southern brethren. Thaddeus Stevens--one of abolition's such a lot outspoken advocates--was a Vermont local. Delia Webster, the 1st girl arrested for helping a fugitive slave, was once additionally a Vermonter. The Rokeby apartment in Ferrisburgh was once a hectic Underground Railroad station for many years. Peacham's Oliver Johnson labored heavily with William Lloyd Garrison throughout the abolition flow. become aware of the tales of those and others in Vermont who risked their very own lives to assist greater than 4 thousand slaves to freedom.

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