Illinois Underground Railroad
Illinois Underground Railroad

Illinois  Underground  Railroad

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.