Tag Archives: David Ruggles

A Site Unmarked

Dear State Historic Preservation Office, In the search to identify a site for the underground railroad in Suffield, CT, we in the American Studies class at Suffield Academy found an interesting and important player in the Connecticut Underground Railroad story. As … Continue reading

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David Ruggles Radical Abolitionist

As all of our class should know by now, David Ruggles was a black abolitionist who took slavery very seriously.  Ruggles pretty much made it his life to actively free black slaves.  Most abolitionists tried to persuade slave-owners to free … Continue reading

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