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Two men separated by 100 years are united in their search for freedom. In 1856 a slave, Samuel Woodward and his family, escape from the Monroe Plantation near Richmond, Virginia. A secret ... See full summary »
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Soon after the group of four runaway slaves met up with the Quaker conductor, the map used to indicate the circuitous Underground Railroad route shows both Virginia and West Virginia along with Maryland and Delaware. In fact, West Virginia did not become a state until 1863, seven years after the setting of the film in 1856.