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Angel Head Gravestones

Gravestone Head designs have always been popular in American history. Numerous styles of gravestone heads can be attributed to domestic, foreign, and religious influences. For explain, a typical ancient burial ground could contain plain style, death head, neoclassical, or angels … Continue reading

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Excellent Source for Gravestone art!

http://theancientburyingground.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Brochure2.pdf The above link is a great source that condenses a complicated and expansive history into a few sentences that are clear and simple. This post also presents an illustrative perspective to viewing this history. Its outline is very easy … Continue reading

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Flora Slave Case (and) SUFFIELD?

Upon our quest to find and discover new leads that might suggest Suffield’s involvement in the Underground Railroad, we have found the Flora Slave Case. This slave case includes valuable information that pertains to Suffield’s involvement in the Underground Railroad. … Continue reading

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Anti-Slavery Society (AND) Suffield?

            The American Anti-Slavery Society has had a unique presence in the United States. Established in the mid 1800s, the Anti-Slavery Society was a committee of people committed to a common mission of ending the evils … Continue reading

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Annotated Bibliography

Works Cited “Annals of American History.” Annals of American History. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Feb. 2014.<http://america.eb.com/america/article?articleId=385815&query=anti+slavery+society&gt;. This source can help us better our understanding of the basic function and statement of the American Ant-Slavery Society. It includes direct quotations referencing … Continue reading

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UNDERGROUND RAILROAD: FARMINGTON, CT

          Farmington, Connecticut was a hot bed of activity during the time of the Underground Railroad. In fact, Farmington was often called the “Grand Central Station” of the Underground Railroad. Several abolitionists have identified with Farmington. … Continue reading

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Horatio T. Strother’s outlook on David Ruggles!

               In his book, The Underground Railroad in Connecticut, Horatio T. Strother’s explores and unveils the heroic actions that David Ruggles, an agent on the Underground Railroad, took to ensure the freedom of countless … Continue reading

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West Suffield! The Underground Railroad in Connecticut?

The Underground Railroad in Connecticut, by Horatio T. Struthers, illustrates a unique approach to our goal of investigating of the Underground Railroad in West Suffield. We can use this book as a guide to conduct our search in an effective … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Learning, 21st Century Skills, American Literary Studies, American Studies, HOT Logs Dec. 2013 | 3 Comments