UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

“The first time I ever heard of John Brown raising his voice against slavery was in the church prayer meeting one Thursday afternoon. We got the news that morning that the pro-slavery men had shot Lovejoy . . . John arose and in his calm, emphatic way says: ‘I pledge myself with God’s help that I will devote my life to increasing hostility towards slavery’.” – Lora Case,

“Hudson of Long Ago, Reminiscences,”  The Hudson Independent, 1897

(reprint, Hudson, OH: The Hudson Library and Historical Society, 1963)

Hudson Underground Railroad Walking Tour Map

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LETTERS BETWEEN

LORA CASE & JOHN BROWN

LETTERS BETWEEN
LORA CASE & JOHN BROWN

Family tradition says that Lora’s parents, Chauncey and Cleopatra Case, hid fugitives in the wood lot at the edge of the farm. 

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BOOKS ABOUT HUDSON

UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

BOOKS ABOUT HUDSON
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

Pelster quotes Lora Cases as saying “it was rare for fugitives to come through his own station near the town of Streetsboro...

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HUDSON UNDERGROUND

RAILROAD REFERENCES

HUDSON UNDERGROUND
RAILROAD REFERENCES

Hudson Library and Historical Society - Underground Railroad Sites in Hudson, Ohio