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The `Long Road to Freedom'

Region observes transition from slavery to abolition

By Robert Knox
Globe Correspondent / June 22, 2006

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Long before the state became a stronghold for the anti slavery movement, many leading Massachusetts families were slaveholders. The Winslow family -- considered the founding family of Marshfield -- was one of them, and Winslow House was home to a remarkable slave-turned-writer named Britton Hammon . (Full article: 855 words)

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