Vandalia in Cass County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Underground Railroad
Erected 1957 by Michigan Historical Commission. (Marker Number S137.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission, and the Quakerism ⛪ series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
Location. 41° 55.076′ N, 85° 54.977′ W. Marker is in Vandalia, Michigan, in Cass County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (State Highway 60) and Water Street, on the right when traveling east on State Street. Marker is located at the southwest corner Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vandalia MI 49095, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Underground Railway (approx. 2.2 miles away); Birch Lake Meeting House (approx. 2.8 miles away); Captain Iven C. Kincheloe Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Chain Lake Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 4.2 miles away); Freedom Road (approx. 4.9 miles away); Cass County Courthouse (approx. 5 miles away); Lewis Cass (approx. 5 miles away); Poe's Corners (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vandalia.
More about this marker. The marker site is the starting point of the Cass County Underground Railroad Sites auto tour.
Also see . . . Underground Railroad Society of Cass County (URSCC). (Submitted on April 23, 2013.)
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