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Tudor E. Grant: Fugitive Slave to Oswego Businessm

Tudor E. Grant: From Fugitive Slave to Oswego Businessman is a Social Studies lesson developed by the Oswego County Historical Society for 4th graders of the county. Using primary sources from the archives of the Richardson-Bates House Museum, the museum educator travels to local schools to teach the lesson. Students become acquainted with census records, directories, newspaper articles, anti-slavery petitions, and city maps. They gain an understanding of concepts such as slavery, abolition, UGRR and the federal law.

Visitor Information: Currently open to public.

Location: Richardson-Bates House Museum, 135 East Third Street, Oswego, 13126

National Park Unit: No

Ownership: Terry Prior

Location Type: Program

UGRR Operatives: Tudor E. Grant