Underground Railroad Free Press Prizewinners: Bryan and Shannon Prince

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Underground Railroad Free Press Prizewinners: Bryan and Shannon Prince

Posted on September 26 by Bryan Prince
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Congratulations to Bryan and Shannon Prince, the Underground Railroad Free Press recently announced that they are the 2011 winners of the Hortense Simmons Advancement of Knowledge Prize for career-long work revealing and promoting Canada's rich Underground Railroad history. Bryan Prince is a much-respected historical researcher with a particular interest in the Underground Railroad, slavery, and abolition. The author of two bestselling books, I Came as a Stranger and A Shadow on the Household, he is much in demand as a presenter throughout Canada and the United States. Dundurn is honoured to be publishing Bryan's forthcoming book One More River to Cross, in 2012. This book will document the riveting story of early 19th century escapee Isaac Brown and his escape from New Orleans to Philadelphia in the free state of Pennsylvania.
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Bryan Prince

Bryan Prince is a respected historical researcher on the Underground Railroad, slavery, and abolition. His previous books include One More River to Cross, A Shadow on the Household, and I Came as a Stranger. Bryan is in demand as a presenter throughout North America, and he and his wife were awarded the 2011 prize for the Advancement of Knowledge by the Underground Railroad Free Press. He lives in North Buxton, Ontario.