Near Vandalia in Cass County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Underground Railway
This boulder commemorates a station of the Underground Railway used from 1840 to 1850. It was the home of Stephen Bogue who aided runaway slaves on their way to freedom.
Erected 1931 by Woman's Club of Cassopolis, Michigan.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
Location. 41° 55.122′ N, 85° 57.501′ W. Marker is near Vandalia, Michigan, in Cass County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 60 and Crooked Creek Road, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 60. 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. Captain Iven C. Kincheloe Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Underground Railroad (approx. 2.2 miles away); Freedom Road (approx. 2.8 miles away); Cass County Courthouse (approx. 2.8 miles away); Lewis Cass (approx. 2.9 miles away); Cassopolis Veterans Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Cass County Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Birch Lake Meeting House (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vandalia.
More about this marker. This site is Stop #12 on the Cass County Underground Railroad Sites auto tour.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 560 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 20, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.