Pathways to Freedom: Maryland and the Underground Railroad
Following the Footsteps
about the underground railroad
following the footsteps
eyewitness to history
figure it out
mapping it out
secrets: language, signs and symbols
create a quilt block
living history
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You are a Maryland slave...

Following the Footsteps
Travel back to the 1800s and become an eyewitness to history. You become a young slave who must make some important and life-changing decisions.

Be sure to explore the various scenes you see by rolling your mouse over the pictures. The clues you discover might be just the ones you need to escape to freedom.

You can also use this icon Audio Icon to listen to the words of the story. You can turn this narration on or off at any time.

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