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Rushville in Fairfield County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Joe Selby

 
 
Joe Selby Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2019
1. Joe Selby Marker
Inscription.  

Fugitive slave who inspired
Ben Hanby to compose the
song "Darling Nellie Grey"

 
Location. 39° 45.571′ N, 82° 25.698′ W. Marker is in Rushville, Ohio, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Bashore Road NE 0.1 miles south of Cincinnati Zanesville Road NE (U.S. 22), on the right when traveling south. Monument is in Pleasant Hill (AKA Rushville) Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rushville OH 43150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Formerly Enslaved People (here, next to this marker); Bremen World Wars Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Wesley Chapel (approx. 3.9 miles away); Bremen Oil Boom (approx. 4 miles away); Opal C. [nee Hatlestad] Kistler (approx. 5.4 miles away); Maple Grove Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Joseph E. Beery M.D. (approx. 5.4 miles away); Zion Reformed Church (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Darling Nellie Grey. (Submitted on August 6, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Pleasant Hill Cemetery at National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom
Joe Selby Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2019
2. Joe Selby Marker
Monument closer to shed
. (Submitted on August 6, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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