Years before the Underground Railroad helped formerly enslaved men, women and children of African descent escape north to Canada, the path to freedom actually led south to Florida! Learn the untold story of Fort Mose, the first Free Black settlement in Colonial America in this beautifully researched and presented chapter of history that deserves to be shared with kids all over the United States. Recommended for grade 4 and up.
Fort Mose : and the story of the man who built the first free black settlement in colonial America
by Glennette Tilley Turner