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Abraham Depp Freedom Station Marker image, Touch for more information
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 7, 2017
Abraham Depp Freedom Station Marker
Ohio (Delaware County), Powell — Abraham Depp Freedom StationUnderground Railroad Marker
Side A No one was more fiercely committed to the Underground Rail Road than former slaves.They knew first-hand the darkness and despair of bondage. Such was Abraham Depp (1791- 1858), known as Abram, born a slave on a tobacco plantation . . . — Map (db m108067) HM
Ohio (Delaware County), Powell — 4-21 — Grand Carousel
This "Grand Carousel," manufactured in 1914 by the William I. Mangels Company with wood horses carved by the Marcus Illions Company, was first located at Olengtangy Park, an interurban-era amusement park in Clintonville. In 1938, the Mangels-Illions . . . — Map (db m29942) HM
Ohio (Delaware County), Powell — 20-21 — Lucy Depp Park & The Depp Settlement
Lucy Depp Park was a 102-acre development named for Lucinda Depp (1844-1929). She had inherited the land from her father, Abraham (1791-1858), an emancipated African American man and central Ohio pioneer from Powhattan County, Virginia. Known . . . — Map (db m108066) HM
Ohio (Delaware County), Powell — Polish Patriot Thaddeus Kosciusko
This site marks the northern boundary of "The Kosciusko Lands." When General Kosciusko visited the United States in 1797, Congress appropriated over $15,000 to him and a land grant of 500 acres. This land was part of his reward and pay for services . . . — Map (db m36754) HM
Ohio (Delaware County), Powell — Powell WW I Memorial
In memory of E.A. France, H. Morrison, H. Pheneger, R.M. Thomas. E.A. France Post No. 144. — Map (db m93432) WM

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