This is a portal to resources on the movement of freedom seekers and the networks of the Underground Railroad in Illinois.
Introduction -- essay on the Underground Railroad in Illinois.
Across Illinois-- directory to sources across the state.
NE IL & Chicago -- my work in the Chicago metropolitan region.
Chicago to Detroit Freedom Trail - "connecting the dots"
Great Chicago Exodus -- events of early April, 1861.
Maps -- eventually have copies of and links to maps on the UGRR.
Bibliography -- Illinois materials on the UGRR, from 2008.
"Quilt Codes" -- comments on the bad history of the UGRR and quilts. Contact us -- will lead you to Larry McClellan.
South of Chicago, Inc. & Thorn Creek Press are Larry's business tools.