Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway
- DesignationState Byway (2012)
- Length95 miles
Prior to the Civil War, African American Freedom Seekers fled north to freedom through a series of people and locations that became known as the “Underground Railroad.” Delaware was the last slave state and was a critical piece to freedom. Harriet Tubman and others led more than 3,000 Freedom Seekers through Delaware. This route takes the traveler generally on a south to north orientation to give opportunities for the Underground Railroad historical experience as history unfolds in these locations.
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