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CiTi Students Research Underground Railroad

Bella Webster, of Mexico, presents her research about the Underground Railroad. The project wrapped up an in-depth unit on the abolitionist movement.

Bella Webster, of Mexico, presents her research about the Underground Railroad. The project wrapped up an in-depth unit on the abolitionist movement.

MEXICO – Students from the Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation recently capped off an Underground Railroad unit with a presentation showcasing their work.

Bella Webster, of Mexico, presents her research about the Underground Railroad. The project wrapped up an in-depth unit on the abolitionist movement.
Bella Webster, of Mexico, presents her research about the Underground Railroad. The project wrapped up an in-depth unit on the abolitionist movement.

Throughout the school year, students in Darlene Ochsner’s class have been researching key people, studying geography and examining historical documents and text to learn about the Underground Railroad.

The class visited the Harriet Tubman Museum in Auburn and the Tin Shop in Mexico to gain a better understanding of the people and places that helped shape American history during the height of the abolitionist movement in the mid-1800s.

“The students spent a lot of time researching and putting together their presentations,” said Ochsner, pointing to tables of trifold display boards. “They did a great job”