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Fugitive Slave Christiana Deadly Rescue Mission

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...The Slaver demanded Parker to turn over his “property” meaning the two African Men he was hunting. Parker, a successful escapee himself, told him he had no “property” and commanded the slaver leave his door. Parker and the two courageous black men who successfully escaped from the slaver's plantation refused to come down from their stronghold on the second floor, and instead summoned help from the neighborhood by sounding a horn.
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The William Parker Rescue mission, known as the Christiana Rescue Mission/Riot.
In September 1851, Maryland planter Edward Gorsuch was killed by a group of African-Americans after he tried to take possession of three slaves who had previously escaped from his plantation.