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Near Bloomingdale in Parke County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Underground Railroad Station

 

—Alfred & Rhoda Hadley —

 
Underground Railroad Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 23, 2012
1. Underground Railroad Station Marker
Inscription.


1850 —————— 1868

A memorial to
Alfred & Rhoda Hadley
and others of Bloomindale
who maintained an
Underground Railroad Station
to assist fugitive
slaves to Freedom.

Parke Co. & Penn Twp.
Historical Societys
1926


 
Erected 1926 by Parke Co. & Penn Twp. Historical Societys.
 
Location. 39° 50.311′ N, 87° 14.169′ W. Marker is near Bloomingdale, Indiana, in Parke County. Marker is on U.S. 41 near Road 500N, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. County Road 500N is also County Road 58 at U.S.41. This is a very difficult marker to get to and see. Can only be photographed well between Noon and 2:00 P.M. (as I learned - the hard way). Marker is in this post office area: Bloomingdale IN 47832, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dennis Hall ( approx. one mile away); Winning School of Parke County Indiana ( approx. 1.1 miles away); Boyhood home of J. G. "Uncle Joe" Cannon. ( approx. 1.1 miles away); Turkey Run ( approx.
Old Photo - - Underground Railroad Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Courtesy:: Parke County Historical Society
2. Old Photo - - Underground Railroad Station Marker
3.5 miles away); Parke County Veterans ( approx. 4.5 miles away); Juliet V. Strauss ( approx. 4.9 miles away); Birthplace of Mordecai Brown ( approx. 5 miles away); The Batty Mine Location ( approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomingdale.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRWar, US Civil
 
Wide View - - Underground Railroad Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 23, 2012
3. Wide View - - Underground Railroad Station Marker
Other Wide View - - Underground Railroad Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 23, 2012
4. Other Wide View - - Underground Railroad Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 973 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 24, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.
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