Near Lewis in Cass County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Rev. George B. Hitchcock House
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
This property is listed in the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Erected 2006 by National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • Churches & Religion • Landmarks • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
Location. 41° 18.225′ N, 95° 6.222′ W. Marker is near Lewis, Iowa, in Cass County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 63788 567th Lane, Lewis IA 51544, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fighting Slavery Aiding Runaways (a few steps from this marker); The Mormon Pioneer Trail / A Warm Welcome on the NishnabotnaThe Mormon Pioneer Trail / A Road and River, Well Traveled (approx. 0.6 miles away); Memorial Building (approx. Ύ mile away); The Mormon Trail (approx. Ύ mile away); World Wars Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lewis Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewis.
Also see . . .
1. Hitchcock House on the Underground Railroad. (Submitted on April 12, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. (Submitted on April 12, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 12, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.