Historic Roots - African-American History

Alexander Twilight started a school  - and built the school building!  Read his story:

Alexander Twilight and the Old Stone House (PDF 1.6MB)

Vermont's Constitution limited slavery starting in 1777.  Learn about some slaves who escaped to freedom with the help of Vermonters.

The Road To Freedom: The Underground Railroad in Vermont (PDF 1.6MB)

In 1905, would Vermonters welcome an African-American baseball player?

William Clarence Matthews, A Baseball Pioneer (PDF 1.8MB)

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