Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Underground Railroad on University Land
Erected 2006 by Ohio Staters, Inc. (Marker Number 5 of 5.)
Location. 39° 59.882′ N, 83° 0.59′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of College Road and Hagerty Drive, on the left when traveling north on College Road. Marker is about 200 feet west of the Ohio Union, on The Ohio State University campus. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The Underground Railroad on University Land (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Ohio Union (about 600 feet away); Browning Amphitheatre / The Outdoor Performance Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Ohio State University (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Underground Railroad on University Land (approx. 0.2 miles away); University Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ohio Farm Bureau Founded (approx. 0.3 miles away); Neil Avenue Gate (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Education •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,294 times since then and 2 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.