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Contributed photo: Sylvia Rummel says her great-great-great grandfather shown in the back row of the far right worked with Levi Coffin (back row, center) to help the slaves pictured escape through the Underground Railroad.

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Photo reveals family connection to Underground Railroad

Sylvia Rummel had heard the family stories about her great-great-great grandfather being a part of the Underground Railroad in the 1800s, but it wasn’t until recently that more light was shed on his involvement.


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