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Safe Harbor

Safe Harbor

SAFE HARBOR is an incredible story of strength and determination, told through the eyes of the slaves and the people who risked their lives to save them. From free black communities to middle-class white society,groups of freedom fighters defied race and gender in one of the greatest survival stories of all time. SAFE HARBOR follows the Underground Railroad through a little-known passage to freedom in the northernmost corner of Pennsylvania. Character voices, reenactments, documents and diaries create a vivid account of Pennsylvania in the years leading up to the Civil War. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Program Description: SAFE HARBOR is an incredible story of strength and determination, told through the eyes of the slaves and the people who risked their lives to save them. From free black communities to middle-class white society,groups of freedom fighters defied race and gender in one of the greatest survival stories of all time. SAFE HARBOR follows the Underground Railroad through a little-known passage to freedom in the northernmost corner of Pennsylvania. Character voices, reenactments, documents and diaries create a vivid account of Pennsylvania in the years leading up to the Civil War.

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