- Slave North
A resource that gives thorough information on slavery in the north--including a specific section on New Hampshire.
- Notes on the Anti-Slavery Issue
From Old Sturbridge Village: Slavery was a very divisive issue in the early United States. By the 1830s, slavery had been abolished in most of the New England states and had almost disappeared in Connecticut and Rhode Island. Most people in New England disliked slavery but only a relative few were abolitionists.
- Historical Background on AntiSlavery
From Old Sturbridge Village: Slavery was the most important and divisive issue in 19th-century American politics and society...In the states of the North, on the other hand, slavery came under successful attack.
- Historical Background on People of Color in New England
From Old Sturbridge Village: Brief summary of the population, communities, social interaction, racism, economic status, literacy and cultutal traditions of African Americans and Native Americans in New England in the early nineteenth century.
- William Lloyd Garrison Describes an Antislavery Convention, Editorial
From Old Sturbridge Village: Article from The Liberator, an abolitionist newspaper published weekly in Boston.
- New England Anti-Slavery Society Founded
The African American Registry gives a quick overview of the NE Anti-Slavery Society as well as other resources on slavery in the United States.
- William Lloyd Garrison
PBS gives an overview of Garrison, the founder of the New England Anti-Slavery Society, with links to other important information.
- Constitution of the New England Anti-Slavery Society
An invaluable primary document
- New England Anti-Slavery Society
An overview from Britannica Encyclopedia.
- The Demise of Slavery
A UNH professor's essay about New England's role in the downfall of slavery.
- Farmington Hiistorical Society
A link that takes a look at the Underground Railroad in New England.
- John Greenleaf Whittier's Anti Slavery Ode to NH
From Seacoast NH: Poet John Greenleaf Whittier praised NH for its abolitionist stand in 1846. But did we deserve it?
- Towards Racial Equality: Harper's Weekly Reports on Black America 1857-1874
A timeline of issues surrounding slavery and abolition, with mention of New Hampshire and New England, specifically.
- Seacoast NH: Black History
An incredible resource on slavery and abolition in New Hampshire--many excellent links are included here!
- UNH Student Finds Surprising Views on Slavery in NH
An article that uncovers some truths about slavery in NH. Written by UNH Today.
- 1779 Freedom Petition
1779 Freedom Petition was submitted by slaves to the NH State Legislature in 1780.
- Our African Heritage
- The Brief But Courageous History of the Noyes Academy
An article about the Noyes Academy--a small, all-African American school that was set up in Canaan, NH.
- Noyes Academy
An excellent article about the history of the Noyes Academy from Upper Valley Life.
- Underground Railroad Revealed Coe House Helped Many Flee Slavery
Fosters Daily Democrat article shows a recent discovery that a local restaurant in Center Harbor was a piece of Underground Railroad history.
- Network to Freedom: Northeast/New Hampshire
The National Park Service's site on the Underground Railroad in New England & New Hampshire.
- The Underground Railroad in New England
The Plymouth Church in Plymouth, MA looks at the role (sometimes described as "The Grand Central Depot") in the Underground Railroad.
- North Country Underground
Insight to the Champlain Trail on the Underground Railroad that had roots in New Hampshire and Vermont.