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Bloomingburg Area Underground Railroad Marker image, Touch for more information
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 14, 2018
Bloomingburg Area Underground Railroad Marker
Ohio (Fayette County), Bloomingburg — Bloomingburg Area Underground Railroad
Side A

Recognized by many as “one of the most active communities in Southwestern Ohio, the Bloomingburg area was a significant link in the Underground Railroad. As many as twelve to sixteen escaped slaves were said to have been passed . . . — Map (db m121781) HM

Ohio (Fayette County), Bloomingburg — 5-24 — Bloomingburg Cemetery
The Bloomingburg Presbyterian Church and cemetery was established in the northwest corner of the current cemetery grounds on March 7, 1818. Several years later it became a center for anti-slavery activity. The Reverend William Dickey, who presided . . . — Map (db m27821) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Bloomingburg — Bloomingburg Veterans Flag Pole
This flag pole dedicated November 11, 1940 by Mayor William Wrobbel honoring his father John Wrobbel recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross & veteran of the Spanish- American War & World War I — Map (db m121969) WM
Ohio (Fayette County), Bloomingburg — Bloomingburg Veterans Memorial
The sacrifice of the few insured the freedom of many

A grateful community remembers those who served in the Armed Forces of the United States during time of war and peace, whose courage and personal sacrifices defended and . . . — Map (db m121968) WM

Ohio (Fayette County), Bloomingburg — Bloomingburg War Memorial
Erected in honor of Soldiers of All Wars Humbly We Praise — Map (db m27935) HM

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