Map: Detroit on the Underground Railroad 1838-1860

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This map with hand drawn routes from the Library of Congress sheds light on the directions that people traveled to get to freedom via Detroit. I was surprised to see that most routes to Detroit came up through Indiana to the west side of Michigan.

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