'Tower of Freedom', Windsor, Ontario (Canada).  The tower faces the Gateway to Freedom monument found across the Detroit River in Detroit Michigan and together are called the International Memorial to the Underground Railroad. A 22 foot tower with a bronze Flame of Freedom created by sculptor Ed Dwight. The monument honours the harrowing journey made by thousands in search of freedom and pays tribute to Ontario’s role in the Underground Railroad." by kathleen
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kathleen 'Tower of Freedom', Windsor, Ontario (Canada). The tower faces the Gateway to Freedom monument found across the Detroit River in Detroit Michigan and together are called the International Memorial to the Underground Railroad. A 22 foot tower with a bronze Flame of Freedom created by sculptor Ed Dwight. The monument honours the harrowing journey made by thousands in search of freedom and pays tribute to Ontario’s role in the Underground Railroad."
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The first car makes its way through the new Detroit-Windsor Tunnel between Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario in 1930. by trudy
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trudy The first car makes its way through the new Detroit-Windsor Tunnel between Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario in 1930.
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The London Underground Pays Tribute To Robin Williams by deborah
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deborah The London Underground Pays Tribute To Robin Williams
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Underground Railroad Sculpture - Battle Creek.  This area in Michigan was strong in the Underground Railroad, helping escaped slaves to their freedom in Canada.  Left is "conductor" Erastus Hussey, right is Sojourner Truth. by leslie
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leslie Underground Railroad Sculpture - Battle Creek. This area in Michigan was strong in the Underground Railroad, helping escaped slaves to their freedom in Canada. Left is "conductor" Erastus Hussey, right is Sojourner Truth.
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Detroit, Michigan Amazing fireworks. Part of the International Freedom Festival, with Windsor, Ontario. Canada Day being July1 and our party on the Fourth, makes for a great week of party! by kathleen
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kathleen Detroit, Michigan Amazing fireworks. Part of the International Freedom Festival, with Windsor, Ontario. Canada Day being July1 and our party on the Fourth, makes for a great week of party!
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William Lambert was a prominent Detroit abolitionist and Underground Railroad activists.  Most of what is known about his role comes from a January 17, 1886 issue of the Detroit Tribune, where he claimed that he was part of a secret order called the “African American Mysteries: Order of the Men of Oppression.”  Lambert told his interviewer that the order used codes, passwords, and secret handshakes to help runaway slaves gain safe passage to Canada. by jenniferET
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jenniferET William Lambert was a prominent Detroit abolitionist and Underground Railroad activists. Most of what is known about his role comes from a January 17, 1886 issue of the Detroit Tribune, where he claimed that he was part of a secret order called the “African American Mysteries: Order of the Men of Oppression.” Lambert told his interviewer that the order used codes, passwords, and secret handshakes to help runaway slaves gain safe passage to Canada.
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International border crossing between Windsor, Ontario, Canada and Detroit, Michigan by trudy
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trudy International border crossing between Windsor, Ontario, Canada and Detroit, Michigan
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Hale Woodruff | In his 1942 mural The Underground Railroad, Woodruff shows slaves about to cross the Ohio River to freedom. by Rworld♫♪
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Rworld♫♪ Hale Woodruff | In his 1942 mural The Underground Railroad, Woodruff shows slaves about to cross the Ohio River to freedom.
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Windsor underground tunnel to Detroit 1960s by Brenda Olmsted
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Brenda Olmsted Windsor underground tunnel to Detroit 1960s
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The first Detroit Zoo was established in 1883 on Michigan Avenue across the street from the current site of Tiger Stadium when a circus went broke. Luther Beecher, a leading Detroit citizen and capitalist, financed the purchase of the circus animals and built this building to display the collection. It was called the Detroit Zoological Garden. The zoo closed the following year after financial problems and the building was turned into a horse by nanette
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nanette The first Detroit Zoo was established in 1883 on Michigan Avenue across the street from the current site of Tiger Stadium when a circus went broke. Luther Beecher, a leading Detroit citizen and capitalist, financed the purchase of the circus animals and built this building to display the collection. It was called the Detroit Zoological Garden. The zoo closed the following year after financial problems and the building was turned into a horse
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About 10 miles west of Cache, Oklahoma, a monument pays tribute to Quanah and the Comanches on U.S. Highway 62, which has been designated Quanah Parker Trailway. by toni
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toni About 10 miles west of Cache, Oklahoma, a monument pays tribute to Quanah and the Comanches on U.S. Highway 62, which has been designated Quanah Parker Trailway.
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Built in 1931, this Art Deco Railroad Underpass in Birmingham, Alabama is a vital gateway between the heart of downtown and a new urban space called Railroad Park. by dana
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dana Built in 1931, this Art Deco Railroad Underpass in Birmingham, Alabama is a vital gateway between the heart of downtown and a new urban space called Railroad Park.
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The Tower of Faces (the Yaffa Eliach Shtetl Collection) in the Permanent Exhibition at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. by TheUnfashionista
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TheUnfashionista The Tower of Faces (the Yaffa Eliach Shtetl Collection) in the Permanent Exhibition at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
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The imposing figure of a seated Abraham Lincoln gazes down from inside the Greek-inspired Lincoln memorial in Washington DC. Some claim that his hands form sign language version of his initials; supposedly, the sculptor Daniel Chester had a deaf son, and wanted to pay tribute to Lincoln for allowing Gallauden, a deaf university, to grant college degrees. by Gloria Jean s4l68
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Gloria Jean s4l68 The imposing figure of a seated Abraham Lincoln gazes down from inside the Greek-inspired Lincoln memorial in Washington DC. Some claim that his hands form sign language version of his initials; supposedly, the sculptor Daniel Chester had a deaf son, and wanted to pay tribute to Lincoln for allowing Gallauden, a deaf university, to grant college degrees.
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Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent 1850s. Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a bounty on her head, she returned to the South at least 19 times to lead her family & hundreds of other slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman also served as a scout, spy and nurse during the Civil War. #tubman by Khandiie
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Khandiie Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent 1850s. Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a bounty on her head, she returned to the South at least 19 times to lead her family & hundreds of other slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman also served as a scout, spy and nurse during the Civil War. #tubman
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The Story of the Underground Railroad by vonda
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vonda The Story of the Underground Railroad
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"Freedom Stairway"  the one hundred steps leading down from the Rankin House toward the Ohio River. The John Rankin House in Ripley was a station on the Underground Railroad It was said that when a light shone in the window of Rankins home , it was safe for the slaves to approach. Rankin helped more than 2 thousand slaves to escape..Riply Ohio by Made Right
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Made Right "Freedom Stairway" the one hundred steps leading down from the Rankin House toward the Ohio River. The John Rankin House in Ripley was a station on the Underground Railroad It was said that when a light shone in the window of Rankins home , it was safe for the slaves to approach. Rankin helped more than 2 thousand slaves to escape..Riply Ohio
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Christmas tree set at the monument to St. George at the Freedom Square in the capital of Georgia, by eebercy
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eebercy Christmas tree set at the monument to St. George at the Freedom Square in the capital of Georgia,
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location west of Saline, Michigan Sylvester Hull started this farm in the 1820's and before the Civil War it became an Underground Railroad Station for Slaves escaping the South by leslie
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leslie location west of Saline, Michigan Sylvester Hull started this farm in the 1820's and before the Civil War it became an Underground Railroad Station for Slaves escaping the South
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Members of the Detroit Chapter of the American Red Cross serve coffee at the canteen located within Michigan Central Railroad Station (M.C.R.R). Detroit, MI year, 1918 by trudy
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trudy Members of the Detroit Chapter of the American Red Cross serve coffee at the canteen located within Michigan Central Railroad Station (M.C.R.R). Detroit, MI year, 1918
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This photo, taken in 1990 for a Disneyland employees' calendar, finally pays tribute to the real heroes of Disney films, THE VILLAINS! by hattie
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hattie This photo, taken in 1990 for a Disneyland employees' calendar, finally pays tribute to the real heroes of Disney films, THE VILLAINS!
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Just like the chameleon our name pays tribute to, Parsonii watches' customizable faces and straps change with you – and your style. by Hercio Dias
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Hercio Dias Just like the chameleon our name pays tribute to, Parsonii watches' customizable faces and straps change with you – and your style.
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There is a statue on Winnipeg’s Memorial Boulevard that pays tribute to the women who served in Canada’s Armed Forces during WWI and II. During WWI nearly 3000 Canadian women were military nurses and during WWII some 45,000 women were clerks, cooks, heavy equipment drivers, telephone operators, parachute riggers and mechanics in Canada’s armed forces.There are 3 figures in the statue and they represent each branch of the armed forces, the army, the navy and the airforce ~ by elisabeth
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elisabeth There is a statue on Winnipeg’s Memorial Boulevard that pays tribute to the women who served in Canada’s Armed Forces during WWI and II. During WWI nearly 3000 Canadian women were military nurses and during WWII some 45,000 women were clerks, cooks, heavy equipment drivers, telephone operators, parachute riggers and mechanics in Canada’s armed forces.There are 3 figures in the statue and they represent each branch of the armed forces, the army, the navy and the airforce ~
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History of railroads in Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia , a railroad use to run right through our property . we are still finding coal and railroad spikes ! by araceli
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araceli History of railroads in Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia , a railroad use to run right through our property . we are still finding coal and railroad spikes !
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list of great read alouds to teach about the Underground Railroad from UsingMyTeacherVoice by rosalind
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rosalind list of great read alouds to teach about the Underground Railroad from UsingMyTeacherVoice
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Bronze by sculptor Adolfo Apolloni 1904. Burial monument of the Calcagno family at the Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa in Italy. by violetly
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violetly Bronze by sculptor Adolfo Apolloni 1904. Burial monument of the Calcagno family at the Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa in Italy.
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Abandoned Michigan Central Railroad Station, Detroit, MI.  It was so very beautiful....I can remember the long, long ride into the city from our farm. My Dad would put me on the train to go visit family in Indiana. What a sight to take in for a little farm girl. I remember those huge ornate columns inside...it was a work of art... by trudy
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trudy Abandoned Michigan Central Railroad Station, Detroit, MI. It was so very beautiful....I can remember the long, long ride into the city from our farm. My Dad would put me on the train to go visit family in Indiana. What a sight to take in for a little farm girl. I remember those huge ornate columns inside...it was a work of art...
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Map of the Underground Railroad, 1860. created 2004 by vonda
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vonda Map of the Underground Railroad, 1860. created 2004
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Railroad System in Michigan by socorro
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socorro Railroad System in Michigan
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#greatbloke: Rugby pays tribute to Jerry Collins, the former All Black who has died in a car crash by elma
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elma #greatbloke: Rugby pays tribute to Jerry Collins, the former All Black who has died in a car crash
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Declared the largest statue in the world in 1967,the Motherland Calls, also called Mother Motherland, Mother Motherland Is Calling, simply The Motherland, or The Mamayev Monument, is a statue in Mamayev Kurgan in Volgograd, Russia, commemorating the Battle of Stalingrad. It was designed by sculptor Yevgeny Vuchetich and structural engineer Nikolai Nikitin. by blanca
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blanca Declared the largest statue in the world in 1967,the Motherland Calls, also called Mother Motherland, Mother Motherland Is Calling, simply The Motherland, or The Mamayev Monument, is a statue in Mamayev Kurgan in Volgograd, Russia, commemorating the Battle of Stalingrad. It was designed by sculptor Yevgeny Vuchetich and structural engineer Nikolai Nikitin.
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