Levi Coffin

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Levi Coffin

Levi moved moved to Newport, Indiana in 1826,he did not relize he was on the underground railroad route

1813-When Levi was 15 years old, he helped a kidnapped black man escape slavery.

In 1821 Levi opened a sunday school for slaves in North Carolina

1865- Levi was alive to see slavery abloshished in the U.S

1864Levi went to England and helped start the Freedmen's Aid Society. This societyhelped free black people gain an education, money, clothing, and housing.


“The dictates of humanity came in opposition to the law of the land, and we ignored the law.” - Levi Coffin


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