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February 26, 2013

New Albany Bicentennial: Underground Railroad Part 2

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NEW ALBANY —

“There was this web going on in the black community,” Peters said. “There is no story written down that was connected with that. You just have to (research) it.”

While her investigation about the many different facets of the Underground Railroad continues, Peters said there are things that remain undiscovered. 

“I spent years and years studying microfilm and reading the old court records looking for information,” she said. “And there's more that can still be done.” 

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