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Local historian Tolly Wildcat, left, tells a group touring Underground Railroad sites about abolitionists who hung lanterns in the old "Signal Oak" that formerly stood on the property near Baldwin to indicate when slave catchers were near. The tour group, from left, are Debby Lowery, Lawrence, Ramona Brice, Topeka, Brenda Pitts, Columbus, Ind., and Cyrene Holt, Topeka. Brenda Pitts is a relative of John Copeland, who was with John Brown at Harper's Ferry, Va., in 1859.

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