Fountain City in Wayne County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Home of Levi Coﬃn
This house was called the "Union
Depot of the Underground Railroad,"
and more than 2000 escaped slaves
were cared for here.
Tablet placed by
Wayne Co. Society of Indianapolis
Erected by Wayne County Society of Indianapolis.
Location. 39° 57.376′ N, 84° 55.047′ W. Marker is in Fountain City, Indiana, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Cross Street (U.S. 27) and South Water Street, on the right when traveling north on Cross Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 Cross Street, Fountain City IN 47341, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Levi Coffin (here, next to this marker); Fountain City Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Fort Nesbit (Nisbet) (was approx. 7.4 miles away in Ohio but has been reported missing. ); Richmond's Record Roots (approx. 8½ miles away); Richmond Police Department Memorial (approx. 8.8 miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 8.8 miles away); Wayne Township World War II Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away); Freedom Fountain (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fountain City.
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR •
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