“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Greensboro in Henry County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Underground Station

Underground Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 14, 2013
1. Underground Station Marker
Inscription. Seth Hinshaw, (1787-1865), well-known abolitionist, operated a station of the Underground Railroad on this site, prior to the Civil War. He also operated a store in which he refused to sell goods produced by slave labor. In 1843, Hinshaw helped erect Liberty Hall, which was located one block west of this site, where many fiery anti-slavery meetings were held under his direction.
Erected 1976 by Greensboro Women's Auxiliary and Greensboro Corporation. (Marker Number 33.1976.1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 39° 52.648′ N, 85° 27.875′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, Indiana, in Henry County. Marker is at the intersection of S. High St and E. Main St, on the right when traveling north on S. High St. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro IN 47344, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The National Road — West (approx. 5.8 miles away); Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); USS Hyman DD732 (approx. 6.1 miles away); Civil War Memorial - Henry County Indiana
Underground Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 14, 2013
2. Underground Station Marker
At southeast corner of intersection of
Main Street and High Street
(approx. 6.2 miles away); Dedicated to the Henry County Veterans (approx. 6.2 miles away); Henry County War Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away); Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer (approx. 6.5 miles away); Veterans Garden of Memories (approx. 6.5 miles away).
Also see . . .  IHB Review of Marker. The Indiana Historical Bureau in 2010 prepared a preliminary report on the marker for accuracy and relevance. Their preliminary report states, "... while this marker has problems, overall it is significant and much of it is correct. However, it needs much more in-depth research." (Submitted on March 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RR
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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