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West Elkton in Preble County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

West Elkton Underground Railroad Station

 
 
West Elkton Underground Railroad Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 29, 2020
1. West Elkton Underground Railroad Station Marker
Inscription.  Site of one station where slaves were hidden and aided on their route to freedom to Canada 1840 - 1863 known as the Underground Railway
 
Erected 1976 by The Ohio Underground Railroad Association, Friends of Freedom Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRAfrican Americans.
 
Location. 39° 35.264′ N, 84° 33.284′ W. Marker is in West Elkton, Ohio, in Preble County. Marker is at the intersection of West Elkton Road (Ohio Route 503) and Camden Avenue (County Road 21), on the right when traveling south on West Elkton Road. marker is in the parking lot of the First United Methodist Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Camden Ave, West Elkton OH 45070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marking the Trail (approx. 2.3 miles away); Camden War Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); Seven Mile Academy Bell (approx. 7˝ miles away); Village of Miltonville (approx.
West Elkton Underground Railroad Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 29, 2020
2. West Elkton Underground Railroad Station Marker
full view of marker from corner
7.8 miles away); Bambo Harris Grist Mill (approx. 7.8 miles away); Gen. Anthony Wayne (approx. 8.1 miles away); Winter Zellar (Zero) Swartsel (approx. 8.4 miles away); Farmersville War Memorial (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
West Elkton Underground Railroad Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 29, 2020
3. West Elkton Underground Railroad Station Marker
marker as seen from a distance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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