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Sandusky in Erie County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Underground Railroad

 
 
Underground Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 16, 2014
1. Underground Railroad Marker
Inscription. Many homes in Sandusky and other parts of Erie County were stations on the Underground Railroad before and during the Civil War. Residents provided food, shelter, clothing, and transportation to Canada. Harriet Beecher Stowe used Sandusky as the gate to freedom for the run-away slaves in her book "Uncle Tom's Cabin".
 
Erected by Erie Country Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 27.441′ N, 82° 42.823′ W. Marker is in Sandusky, Ohio, in Erie County. Marker is on East Shoreline Dr east of Jackson Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 233 E Shoreline Dr, Sandusky OH 44870, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hinde & Dauch Paper Company (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sandusky (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kilbourne Plat (approx. mile away); Jury of Erie County Women / Erie County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Underground Railroad / Abolition Boats Provide an Escape to Freedom in Erie County
Underground Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 16, 2014
2. Underground Railroad Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Shoreline Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sandusky Aviation, Shipyard & Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sandusky.
 
More about this marker. The text repeats itself on the opposite side of the marker.
 
Categories. African Americans
 
Underground Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 16, 2014
3. Underground Railroad Marker
The opposite side repeats the text.
Underground Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 16, 2014
4. Underground Railroad Marker
Underground Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 16, 2014
5. Underground Railroad Marker
 
 
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