Williamsburg in Clermont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Williamsburg Township Cemetery
Clermont County, Ohio Freedom Trail
National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom
Erected 2002 by Clermont County and the National Park Service. (Marker Number 29.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom series list.
Location. 39° 3.549′ N, 84° 3.487′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Ohio, in Clermont County. Marker is on Gay Street east of North High Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 824 Gay Street, Williamsburg OH 45176, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Recognition of 200 Years of Freedom and Dedication (within shouting distance of this marker); Williamsburg Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Town Square (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles B. Huber Farm (approx. 0.3 miles away); Williamsburg Dr. L.T. Pease Home Site (approx. half a mile away); Marcus Sims - Huber Tannery Location (approx. half a mile away); Charles B. Huber Home Site (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
More about this marker. This marker is one of nineteen sites included in the Network to Freedom program of the National Park Service.
Regarding Williamsburg Township Cemetery. This cemetery contains the burial sites of three Underground Railroad operatives: Charles B. Huber (1806-1854); Dr. L.T. Pease (1809-1874); Samuel Peterson (1836-1921). Peterson, a stonemason by trade, assisted C.B. Huber in Underground Railroad operations. He would carry food to the fugitives at the Huber place and transport them by wagon to the next stop in either Brown or Clinton Counties.
Also see . . . Clermont Freedom Trail. Discover Clermont website PDF (Submitted on September 21, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 30 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on September 21, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.