Near Burlington in Boone County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Passage To Freedom From Slavery
Memorial to the Undergrond Railroad in Boone County, Kentucky
—Another Marker in Rabbit Hash —
Dedicated 21 March, 2005 by the Problem Solving Team, a diverse group of students, grades five through eight, St. Joseph Academy, Walton, Kentucky. The team designed a memorial package as part of the monument challenge sponsored by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. The memorial design was awarded a first place of $500 in 2004.
A display of the design components can be viewed in the Rabbit Hash Museum.
Location. 38° 56.52′ N, 84° 50.8′ W. Marker is near Burlington, Kentucky, in Boone County. Marker can be reached from Lower River Road. Touch for map. marker is in a backyard, behind the Rabbit Hash Roofing Co., and Art Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10145 Lower River Rd, Burlington KY 41005, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rabbit Hash (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio County Veteran's Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away in Indiana); a different marker also named Ohio County Veterans Memorial Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away in Indiana); Ohio County Court House (approx. 0.8 miles away in Indiana); Piatt's Landing & (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fulton Burying Ground (approx. 2.2 miles away in Indiana); The Dinsmore Homestead (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
Additional keywords. Underground Railroad
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 30, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.