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Elmira in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Underground Railroad Participants

 
 
Underground Railroad Participants Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2020
1. Underground Railroad Participants Marker
Inscription.  

[Locator map of Woodlawn Cemetery]

20. Elizabeth Adams, (Leer Green) - Sec. P. (free ground)

4. John Arnot, Sr. - Sec. H (vault) • • • 3. Olivia Lewis Langdon - Sec. G Lot 37

12. Harwood Badger - Sec. D. Lot 73 • • • 21. Anderson Murphy - Sec. M Lot 68

13. Thomas K. Beecher - Sec. H Lot 101 • • • Lucius Robinson - Sec. A Lot 82

7. Simeon Benjamin - Sec. E Lot 40 • • • 11. John Robinson - Sec. A Lot 83

1. Jefferson Brown - Sec. CC Lot 25 • • • 19. John Smith - Sec. M Lot 94

16. Mary Ann Cord - Sec. M. Lot 92 • • • 5. Dr. Nathaniel Smith and wife Sarah - Sec H Lot 8

2. Alexander Diven - Sec. G Lot 24 • • • Judge Ariel Thurston - Sec. E Lot 33

1. Cornelius S. Groce - Sec. CC Lot 25 • • • 14. Clarissa Thurston - Sec. G Lot 59

10 Francis Hall - Sec. R Lot 4 • • • 17. Henry Washington - Sec. M Lot 92

6. John W. Jones - Sec. B Lot 72 • • • 18. John Washington - Sec. M Lot 88

3. Jervis Langdon - Sec. G Lot 37 • • • 15. James L. Woods - Sec. A Lot 90
 
Erected by National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom (National Park Service) and Friend

Underground Railroad Participants Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2020
2. Underground Railroad Participants Marker
of Woodlawn Cemetery.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRCemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
Location. 42° 6.299′ N, 76° 49.627′ W. Marker is in Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is in Woodlawn Cemetery, along the access road about 300 feet north of the entrance, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 Walnut Street, Elmira NY 14905, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Woodlawn Cemetery History (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel John Hendy (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans of All Wars (about 600 feet away); Mark Twain (about 700 feet away); Augustus W. Cowles (about 700 feet away); John W. Jones Museum (approx. Ό mile away); Pulaski Park (approx. Ό mile away); Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmira.
 
Simeon Benjamin Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2020
3. Simeon Benjamin Grave Marker
Simeon Benjamin Grave Marker Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2020
4. Simeon Benjamin Grave Marker Detail
Olivia Langdon Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2020
5. Olivia Langdon Grave Marker
Lucius Robinson Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2020
6. Lucius Robinson Grave Marker
Ariel Thurston Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2020
7. Ariel Thurston Grave Marker
Ariel Thurston Grave Marker Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2020
8. Ariel Thurston Grave Marker Detail
James Woods Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2020
9. James Woods Grave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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Mar. 7, 2021