A Barque, a Brig and a Schooner...Shape History

The Maritime Underground Railroad with Dr. Mirelle Luecke

August 27, 2021 Nicolas Hardisty Season 1 Episode 3
A Barque, a Brig and a Schooner...Shape History
The Maritime Underground Railroad with Dr. Mirelle Luecke
Show Notes

"In this episode, Nic interviews Dr. Mirelle Luecke about the maritime Underground Railroad, and how New York served as a key hub on these secret routes. Dr. Luecke also talks about her work curating Mystic Seaport Museum's “Sailor Made: Folk Art of the Sea” and “Figureheads and Shipcarvings” exhibitions. You can read Dr. Luecke’s fascinating article in Sailing to Freedom: Maritime Dimensions of the Underground Railroad. (https://www.umasspress.com/9781625345929/sailing-to-freedom/)