Wheaton College's Abolitionist Roots

Blanchard Hall 175x150Wheaton College is known as one of the nation’s top Christian schools and one of the world’s most influential evangelical institutions, but few think of it as a stop on the Underground Railroad. Well, that’s about to change. Newly unearthed information now supports long-running claims that Wheaton was indeed part of that historic network of people who helped fugitive slaves escape to the North.