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Near Oswego in Oswego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Underground Station

 
 
Underground Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
1. Underground Station Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Underground Station
Home of Daniel & Miriam Pease
1818-1847
Fugitive Slaves Sheltered Here
For Safe Passage to Freedom

 
Location. 43° 25.602′ N, 76° 33.276′ W. Marker is near Oswego, New York, in Oswego County. Marker is on Cemetery Road north of Bunker Hill Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is located southwest of Oswego, in the rural countryside, a short distance south of State Route 104. Marker is at or near this postal address: 261 Cemetery Road, Oswego NY 13126, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rural Cemetery (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary E Walker (approx. 0.3 miles away); Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort George (approx. 2.9 miles away); Open Water = Winter Birds (approx. 3 miles away); Oswego West Side Forts (approx. 3 miles away); Wreck of the David W. Mills (approx. 3 miles away); Oswego Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oswego.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican Americans
 
Underground Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
2. Underground Station Marker
View of marker looking south along Cemetery Road (and at the intersection of Bunker Hill and Cemetery Roads).
Underground Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
3. Underground Station Marker
View of the marker and of the present day home of the Pease family.
Underground Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
4. Underground Station Marker
Distant view of the marker and of the Pease property, while looking south along Cemetery Road.
Underground Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
5. Underground Station Marker
The mailbox across the street from the marker (with the name "Pease written across the front) would seem to indicate that the property has remained in the hands of the descendants of the Pease family mentioned in the text of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 24, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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