Near Marion in Marion County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Underground Railroad
in Marion County, Ohio
Erected by Ohio Department of Transportation, Friends of Freedom Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Abolition & Underground RR.
Location. 40° 31.705′ N, 83° 4.423′ W. Marker is near Marion, Ohio, in Marion County. Marker is on U.S. 23 at milepost 6, on the right when traveling north. marker is in the northbound rest area on US 23, between Waldo Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion OH 43302, 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 Marion County Trial of Bill Anderson (here, next to this marker); Marion Mausoleum (approx. 3.8 miles away); Harding Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Jacob's Well (approx. 4.7 miles away); Waldo Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); Harrison Military Road (approx. 4.8 miles away); Cummins Home (approx. 4.9 miles away); Marion County Courthouse (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
More about this marker. there is an identical marker in downtown Marion, Ohio. (about 10 miles away) The back side of this marker is a different, but related story.
Additional keywords. Underground Railroad
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 518 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 5, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.