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  • Aratani, Lori. "Retracing Steps to Freedom, In Maryland's Back Yard; Visitors Can Follow Underground Railroad at Sandy Spring." The Washington Post. Oct. 19, 2006.
  • Bordewich, Fergus M. "Bound for Canaan." HarperCollins. 2005.
  • Clark, Jayne. "New bicycle routes trace Underground Railroad." USA Today. March 9, 2007.
  • The Emancipation Network.
  • Harris, Patricia and David Lyon. "Homes proved vital stops for Underground Railroad." The Boston Globe. April 4, 2007.
  • Howell, Steven. "Underground Railroad's secrets are explored in Exporail exhibit." The Gazette (Montreal). Feb. 9, 2007.
  • International Justice Mission.
  • McPherson, James M. "Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era." Ballantine Books. 1988.
  • The Milton House Museum.
  • National Geographic: The Underground Railroad.
  • National Park Service guide to Underground Railroad.
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  • National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
  • Okur, Nilgun Anadolu. "Underground Railroad in Philadelphia, 1830 - 1860." Journal of Black Studies. Vol. 25, No. 5 (May 1995).
  • Polaris Project.
  • Preston, E. Delorus, Jr. "The Underground Railroad in Northwest Ohio." The Journal of Negro History. Vol. 17, No. 4 (Oct., 1932)
  • "railroad." Encyclopedia Britannica. 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online. 28 Jan. 2008.
  • Siebert, Wilbur H. "The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom." The Macmillan Company. 1898.
  • "The Underground Railroad and the Secret Codes of Antebellum Slave Quilts." The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education. No. 46 (Winter, 2004-2005).
  • Underground Railroad Living Museum: