Underground Railroad: The Secret History

Watch Underground Railroad: The Secret History

  • TV-14
  • 2022
  • 1 Season
  • 0.0  (28)

Much of the history of enslaved people in the United States has gone undocumented. Now, cutting edge technology, and the perseverance of archaeologists and historians, is bringing to light the secret pathways, communities and outposts that provided refuge to Freedom Seekers. Experts are also uncovering crucial details about the people behind those locations, and the individuals who made these life-changing journeys.

Underground Railroad: The Secret History is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on January 30, 2022.

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Setting Sail for Freedom
4. Setting Sail for Freedom
February 27, 2022
Underwater archaeologists search for the wreck of the USS Planter, a Civil War vessel seized by Freedom Seekers to escape the Confederacy; in Canada, experts use high tech to uncover how Freedom Seekers lived once they made it to their new homeland.
Contradictions Along the Atlantic
3. Contradictions Along the Atlantic
February 20, 2022
Archaeologists uncover evidence of a Freedom Seeker community in the swampy marshlands between Virginia and North Carolina; in Maryland, experts investigate artifacts that may confirm the location of Harriet Tubman's childhood home.
Midwest Refuge
2. Midwest Refuge
February 6, 2022
Archaeologists unearth the lost community of Quindaro, Kan., a long-forgotten abolitionist town that shielded Freedom Seekers from bounty hunters, and in Illinois, experts use high-tech tools to explore a secret underground tunnel.
 Seeking Southern Sanctuary
1. Seeking Southern Sanctuary
January 30, 2022
Retracing the steps of freedom seekers escaping on the Underground Railroad, archaeologists use high tech to explore a Florida fort that was nearly erased from history.
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Underground Railroad: The Secret History is available for streaming on the Science website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Underground Railroad: The Secret History on demand at Max, Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 30, 2022
  • IMDB Rating
    0.0  (28)