Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom

Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom

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by William Craft, Ellen Craft
     
 

Ellen Craft and William Craft were slaves from Macon, Georgia who escaped to the North in December 1848 by traveling openly by train and steamboat, arriving in Philadelphia on Christmas Day. She posed as a white male planter and he as her personal servant. Their daring escape was widely publicized, making them among the most famous of fugitive slaves.See more details below

Overview

Ellen Craft and William Craft were slaves from Macon, Georgia who escaped to the North in December 1848 by traveling openly by train and steamboat, arriving in Philadelphia on Christmas Day. She posed as a white male planter and he as her personal servant. Their daring escape was widely publicized, making them among the most famous of fugitive slaves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617206719
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Publication date:
02/10/2012
Pages:
62
Sales rank:
679,761
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.15(d)

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