1000 Miles to Freedom

In 1848 William and Ellen Craft made one of the most daring and remarkable escapes in the history of slavery in America. With fair-skinned Ellen disguised as a white male planter and William posing as her servant, the Crafts traveled by rail and ship―in plain sight and relative luxury―from bondage in Macon, Georgia, to freedom first in Philadelphia, then Boston, and ultimately England.

This in-person service took place in the sanctuary at the JCSVV. It was recorded and is available for viewing on our YouTube channel using this link.

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