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Bucyrus' Ohio Underground Railroad Marker

Ohio Underground Railroad Marker is located along South Sandusky Avenue in front of Bucyrus City Hall.  Bucyrus was a major location for the Underground Railroad and many traveled this route through Ohio during that time.

David Nickens Heritage Center

The Nickens Center is a museum dedicated to telling some little known aspects of American history.  The museum maintains 3 permanent exhibits:  The Underground Railroad, African American Women in the 19th Century and The Black Church in America. ...

Experience Columbus

Now's the time to experience Columbus! Downtown Columbus is filled with entertainment districts, full of shopping, restaurants and other attractions. The Arena District surrounds Nationwide Arena, while the Short North Arts District houses one of...

Franklin Museum

Former site of Franklin College, which was established as a center of learning that would also instill high moral values, and operated from 1825-1921. It's founder, Rev. John Walker, maintained an uncompromising view against slavery. A Civil War...

Hanby House

Benjamin Russel Hanby, composer of numerous songs-- Darling Nelly Gray and Up On The Housetop--lived in this home in Westerville with his family. Hanby played many roles in his life; student, abolitionist, father, teacher, minister. But it was as a...

Historic Lyme Village

Historic Lyme Village is a restored collection of buildings in a village setting spanning a one-hundred-year period from 1830 to 1930. Some buildings are restored while others contain museum displays. Buildings include the Victorian Wright mansion,...

John Gee Black Historical Center

The John Gee Black Historical Center is a cultural and educational center to insure the preservation of tradition, culture, crafts, music and art of the African Americans in Southeastern Ohio and to educate our diverse people about African-American...

John Rankin House

The Rankin House was an important stop on the Underground Railroad in southern Ohio through which many slaves escaped from the South to freedom.John Rankin was a Presbyterian minister and educator who devoted much of his life to the antislavery...

Kelton House Museum & Garden

Step back into Ohio's past in an elegant 19th century Columbus town home that served as a stop on the Underground Railroad. Antique furniture, music boxes, and decorative accessories highlight a tour by a costumed docent or the self-guided audio...

Lambert Lands Memorial

This memorial is dedicated to 30 ex-slaves freed by slave holder Charles Lambert, Jr. of Bedford County, Virginia in his last will and testament. In 1843, the group migrated northward, crossed the Ohio River, and settled on 265.5 acres of Morgan...

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