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The Examiner News featured Dyson Professor Dorothee von Huene-Greenberg in "Westchester Had Deep Connection to Underground Railroad, But Some History Shrouded in Mystery"

02/25/2021

The Examiner News featured Dyson Professor Dorothee von Huene-Greenberg in "Westchester Had Deep Connection to Underground Railroad, But Some History Shrouded in Mystery"

“After the Civil War when slaves were freed, there was still a lot of hostility,” said Dorothee von Huene Greenberg, professor emerita of English at Pace University.

Greenberg cites an instance when resentful neighbors drove an African American family from their home in nearby Tarrytown. The family sought shelter with the Pierces, which enraged some Pleasantville residents, who threatened to burn down the couple’s home.

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