Near Burlington in Boone County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Passage To Freedom From Slavery
Memorial to the Undergrond Railroad in Boone County, Kentucky
— Another Marker in Rabbit Hash —
Dedicated 21 March, 2005 by the Problem Solving Team, a diverse group of students, grades five through eight, St. Joseph Academy, Walton, Kentucky. The team designed a memorial package as part of the monument challenge sponsored by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. The memorial design was awarded a first place of $500 in 2004.
A display of the design components can be viewed in the Rabbit Hash Museum.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Abolition & Underground RR. A significant historical date for this entry is March 21, 2005.
Location. 38° 56.52′ N, 84° 50.8′ W. Marker is near Burlington, Kentucky, in Boone County. Marker can be reached from Lower River Road. marker is in a backyard, behind the Rabbit Hash Roofing Co., and Art Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10145 Lower River Rd, Burlington KY 41005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Rabbit Hash, Kentucky (within shouting distance of this marker); Fulton's Arrival (approx. 0.6 miles away in Indiana); Barkshire Family (approx. 0.6 miles away in Indiana); Ohio County Veteran's Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away in Indiana); Welcome to Historic Rising Sun (approx. 0.8 miles away in Indiana); a different marker also named Ohio County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away in Indiana); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away in Indiana); Ohio County Court House (approx. 0.8 miles away in Indiana).
Additional keywords. Underground Railroad
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 650 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 30, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.