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Caroline Quarlls and the Underground Railroad (Badger Biographies Series) by Julia Pferdehirt

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Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • History - United States/19th Century

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11062330M
ISBN 100870203886
ISBN 109780870203886
OCLC/WorldCa173218607

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  On July 4th, , Caroline Quarlls left family, friends, and the only life she'd known behind in St. Louis, Missouri. As the child of a slave mother and a slave-owner father, her young life was one of drudgery and obedience until that fateful Independence Day when she illegally took a steamboat across the Mississippi River from St. Louis to Alton, Illinois, in the hope of reaching : Julia Pferdehirt. A wonderful little biography of Caroline Quarlls and how at age 16 she escaped from slavery to freedom via the Underground Railroad. She escaped from St. Louis, Missouri to Milwaukee, Wisconsin and ultimately to Canada and freedom. She had a lot of help from those in the Underground Railroad and this book tells that story/5. Meet Caroline Quarlls --Independence Day --Passing on the Mississippi --Coming to Milwaukee --Crouching in a barrell --A ticket on the Underground Railroad --Up the potato chute --Getaway! --Eight dollars and a borrowed saddle --Aboard the Underground Railroad --Safe and not-so-sound --One more river to cross --Living free and going home. On July 4th, , Caroline Quarlls left family, friends, and the only life she’d known behind in St. Louis, Missouri. As the child of a slave mother and a slave owner father, her young life was one of drudgery and obedience until that fateful Independence Day when she illegally took a steamboat across the Mississippi River from St. Louis to Alton, Illinois, in the hope of reaching freedom.

  Caroline Quarlls and the Underground Railroad (Badger Biographies Series) - Kindle edition by Pferdehirt, Julia. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Caroline Quarlls and the Underground Railroad (Badger Biographies Series).5/5(1).   Caroline Quarlls and the Underground Railroad by Julia Pferdehirt, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(13). CAROLINE QUARLLS JOURNEY ON THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD. As Told by Her "Conductor," Lyman Goodnow. Caroline Quarlls, a year-old fugitive slave from St. Louis, Missouri, was the first passenger on Wisconsin's "Underground Railroad" in Read "Caroline Quarlls and the Underground Railroad" by Julia Pferdehirt available from Rakuten Kobo. On July 4th, , Caroline Quarlls left family, friends, and the only life she'd known behind in St. Louis, Missouri. A Brand: Wisconsin Historical Society Press.

Her inspiring story is the subject of a new book, To the River: The Remarkable Journey of Caroline Quarlls, an Underground Railroad Freedom Seeker. It’s co-authored by her great-great-great. Caroline Quarlls (later Quarlls Watkins) is widely recognized as the first enslaved person to migrate through Wisconsin using the Underground Railroad, reaching Canada and freedom in Born in in St. Louis, Missouri, Quarlls decided at age 16 to escape slavery, leaving her home on July 4 th, She traveled by steamboat from St. Louis to Alton, Illinois, and next by stagecoach to Author: Ellen Engseth. On July 4th, , Caroline Quarlls left family, friends, and the only life she'd known behind in St. Louis, Missouri. As the child of a slave mother and a slave-owner father, her young life was one of drudgery and obedience until that fateful Independence Day when she illegally took a steamboat across the Mississippi River from St. Louis to Alton, Illinois, in the hope of reaching : Julia Pferdehirt. Caroline Quarlls on the Underground Railroad," is another book by Larry McClellan. McClellan’s book looks at routes from LaSalle and Livingston counties to the west and east across Will County and the southern portion of Cook County into Northwest Indiana.