Underground Railroad

Buffalo's UGRR Stops
Buffalo's UGRR Stops
As recent films Lincoln and Django Unchained remind us, America was no playground when the Fugitive Slave Act was law. African Americans were forcibly stripped of their very humanity; they were worth less than nothing and treated as just another piece of the furniture set. Oddly enough, this horrendous period was the cause of one of Buffalo's greatest triumphs.