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Jude Camwell
Jude Camwell • 2 years ago

Wilcox Octagon House, Camillus, N.Y.: Isaiah Wilcox signed an 1852 call for an antislavery meeting and there is a space downstairs where it's said that fugitive slaves could take temporary refuge as they were led along the Underground Railroad.

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