University District in Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Underground Railroad on University Land
Erected 2006 by Ohio Staters, Inc. (Marker Number 3 of 5.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Agriculture • Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Notable Events. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
Location. 39° 59.872′ N, 83° 0.838′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. It is in the University District. Marker is near the southeast corner of Mirror Lake, about fifty feet west of the Browning Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Browning Amphitheatre / The Outdoor Performance Center (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ohio State University (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio Farm Bureau Founded (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Underground Railroad on University Land (about 700 feet away); Neil Avenue Gate (approx. 0.2 miles away); University Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Underground Railroad on University Land (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wilbur H. Siebert Collection (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,768 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.