Near Marion in Marion County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Underground Railroad
in Marion County, Ohio
Erected by Ohio Department of Transportation, Friends of Freedom Society.
Location. 40° 31.705′ N, 83° 4.423′ W. Marker is near Marion, Ohio, in Marion County. Marker is on U.S. 23 at milepost 6, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. marker is in the northbound rest area on US 23, between Waldo and Marion, Ohio. it is north of Co Rd 123 Newman- Cardington Road and south of St Rt 529 Marion- Cardington Rd mile post 6 northbound US 23 Richland Township. Marker is in this post office area: Marion OH 43302, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of The Marion County Trial of Bill Anderson (here, next to this marker); Harding Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Jacob's Well (approx. 4.7 miles away); Home of Warren G. Harding (was approx. 4.7 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Waldo Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); Harrison Military Road (approx. 4.8 miles away); Cummins Home (approx. 4.9 miles away); Marion County Courthouse (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
More about this marker. there is an identical marker in downtown Marion, Ohio. (about 10 miles away) The back side of this marker is a different, but related story.
Additional keywords. Underground Railroad
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 5, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.