Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Underground Railroad on University Land
Erected 2006 by Ohio Staters, Inc. (Marker Number 5 of 5.)
Location. 39° 59.882′ N, 83° 0.59′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of College Road and Hagerty Drive, on the left when traveling north on College Road. Touch for map. Marker is about 200 feet west of the Ohio Union, on The Ohio State University campus. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43210, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The Underground Railroad on University Land Old Ohio Union (about 600 feet away); Browning Amphitheatre / The Outdoor Performance Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Ohio State University (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Underground Railroad on University Land (approx. 0.2 miles away); University Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Neil Avenue Gate (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wilbur H. Siebert Collection (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,247 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.