The Underground Railroad
"The Underground Railroad," Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, November 3, 1859, p. 2: 7.
Even after John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry in October 1859, Pennsylvania newspapers continued to report that the Underground Railroad was doing a "brisk business" in the Susquehanna Valley.
We learn that a small company of colored men passed through here a few nights ago, by underground railroad, en route for Canada. - It is supposed they came from Maryland. The party arrived here in the evening, remained a few hours, were supplied with provisions and money, and departed the same night. The "underground railroad" is doing a brisk business about this time.
Citation for this page
Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, "The Underground Railroad," November 3, 1859, Underground Railroad Digital Classroom, Dickinson College, 2008, http://housedivided.dickinson.edu/ugrr/news_nov1859.htm.