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Amherstburg, Terminus of the Underground Railroad

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Title:Amherstburg, Terminus of the Underground Railroad
Author:
Landon, Fred   
(2 of 35 for author by title)
The Anderson Fugitive Case
Agriculture Among the Negro Refugees in Upper Canada
Published:   1925
Publisher:The Journal of Negro History, Volume X
Tags:Canada, Canadiana, history, non-fiction, Ontario, Upper Canada
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Amherstburg, Ontario, achieved notoriety due to its location in southern Ontario for being directly across the river from Detroit, making it the most convenient destination for fugitive slaves fleeing retribution from their owners in the United States. [Suggest a different description.]

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Fred Landon (1880-1969) was a Canadian historian. He worked as journalist and a librarian and then was hired by the University of Western Ontario. 25 years later he was Dean of graduate studies. Landon wrote books and articles on the history of early Ontario. Some of his notable articles studied the history of African Canadians in Upper Canada. (Ontario Historical Society)

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