Wilson, Robert Charles. "This Peaceable Land, or, The Unbearable Vision of Harriet Beecher Stowe"
Divergence: c 1860 CE
What if: Stephen Douglas was elected president and the Civil War never occurred.
Summary: Decades later, two men investigate the site of a "Liberty Lodge", one of many locations where surplus ex-slaves had been sent.
Published: In Other Earths (eds. Nick Gevers and Jay Lake), q.v.