Parkersburg in Wood County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Escape to Freedom
Erected 2003 by WV Celebration 2000-West Virginia Divistion of Archives and History.
Location. 39° 15.966′ N, 81° 33.948′ W. Marker is in Parkersburg, West Virginia, in Wood County. Marker is on Little Kanawa Connector. Touch for map. The marker is located in Blennerhassett Point Park. Marker is in this post office area: Parkersburg WV 26101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Blennerhassett Hotel (a few steps from this marker); George Rogers Clark (a few steps from this marker); Vital Transportation Center (a few steps from this marker); Burr-Blennerhassett (a few steps from this marker); Albert J. Woofter (a few steps from this marker); Women of Courage Railroads (within shouting distance of this marker); Blennerhassett Island (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parkersburg.
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 9, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 286 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.