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New Richmond in Clermont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Underground Railroad Site

Clermont Freedom Trail

 

—Ross – Gowdy House Museum —

 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 5, 2016
1. Underground Railroad Site Marker
Inscription. Built circa 1850, the Ross-Gowdy House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Through the years it has served as the home of three New Richmond mayors. Merchant Thomas Gowdy lived in this house in 1876. The home was acquired by Historic New Richmond Inc. in 1972 and restored to its original Greek revival style. (picture of house)
 
Erected by Village of New Richmond National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Ohio River National Freedom Corridor.
 
Location. 38° 56.96′ N, 84° 16.89′ W. Marker is in New Richmond, Ohio, in Clermont County. Marker is on George Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 George Street, New Richmond OH 45157, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Richmond VFW Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); New Richmond WW I Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Founding of New Richmond (about 400 feet away); The United States Merchant Marine (about 400 feet away); New Richmond Pearl Harbor Memorial
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 5, 2016
2. Underground Railroad Site Marker
(about 500 feet away); Thomas Ashburn (about 600 feet away); Capt. Ernest Wagner Park (about 600 feet away); New Richmond (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Richmond.
 
Additional keywords. Underground Railroad
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRArchitecture
 
Underground Railroad Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 5, 2016
3. Underground Railroad Site Marker
Underground Railroad Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 5, 2016
4. Underground Railroad Site Marker
the Ross- Gowdy house
Underground Railroad Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 5, 2016
5. Underground Railroad Site Marker
picture of the house on the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 18, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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