7 Incredible Places Around Michigan That Were Once Part Of The Underground Railroad

The Great Lake State is loaded with history and is well known for Henry Ford’s impact on the automobile industry. But few people know that Michigan was a hotbed for the Underground Railroad because of its abolitionist population and close proximity to Canada.

Many Michiganders worked together to provide safety, shelter, and a route to liberation to over 5,000 freedom seekers on their way to Canada. To see a map of the locations visit the Freedom Trail Website or book a tour at the Detroit Underground Railroad Historical Society website. If you would like to learn even more historical facts, check out this Road Trip That Takes You To The Most Fascinating Historical Sites In All Of Michigan.

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