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Excavation begins to uncover more of Ithaca’s Underground Railroad history

ITHACA, N.Y.—On Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, the St. James A.M.E. Zion Church commenced an archaeological dig to help further detail the church’s role helping the Underground Railroad free escaped slaves. At 9 a.m., the Rev. Terrance King, pastor of St. James, spoke to those in attendance at the church, followed by other local speakers—Dr. Adam […]