The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses established in the United States during the early to mid-19th century, and used by African-American slaves to escape into free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause.
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is a museum in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio based on the history of the Underground Railroad.Opened in 2004, the Center also pays tribute to all efforts to "abolish human enslavement and secure freedom for all people."
Museum Collections. The Marion County Historical Society Museum contains various artifacts, collections and historical items that are relevant to West Virginina, Marion County, Coal Baron, Black, Revolutionary War, Civil War, Industry and Railroad history.
The Underground Railroad Museum Foundation - Preserving history in the Ohio Valley
Hours Sunday-Monday Noon to 5:00 p.m.* Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. *Closed on Mondays, October-February Tickets sold until 4:00 p.m.
Don Papson was awarded the 2012 Underground Railroad Free Press Prize in Leadership for co-founding the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association and establishing the North Star Underground Railroad Museum.
Our Mission Statement: The Alliance Area Preservation Society promotes the preservation and restoration of historic structures in the Carnation City and maintains the Haines House Underground Railroad Museum.
*** Share, learn, and uncover a bit of America's past! Now in its third year, a project that assists teachers and students who are studying the Underground Railroad has gone global with its own Web site.
Obituaries and other Indexes. The Obituary Index contains name, date of death (may be calculated, and/or approximate), source of the obituary, date of the obituary, and page number where the obituary appeared.
Ripley, Ohio, a picturesque village on the Ohio River Scenic Byway in southwest Ohio, has a 55-acre National Historic District. It is east of Cincinnati, a bridge or ferry away from Kentucky Bluegrass country, all part of the Ohio River Valley.
Explore Science. Discover fun! COSI Columbus is a dynamic hands-on science center located in Central Ohio that is fun for all ages.
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is located in downtown Cincinnati, on the banks of the Ohio River.
You'll love Ohio's metro attractions that rock (literally!) or how you can lull the day away in the sand and surf of the Lake Erie shore. Find top things to do in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, the Hocking Hills and more.
Belmont County is a 537 square mile tract of land along the Ohio River in eastern Ohio. The county seat is St. Clairsville, 65 miles west of Pittsburgh and 110 miles east of Columbus.
Tour 3 VisitsNew Athens - A stop will include the site of Franklin College, an educational facility before and during the Civil War. Flushing - Home of the Underground Railroad Museum, the Jacob Holloway House and the Negro Methodist School and Church.
Ohio Attractions, Museums, Art Museums, Botanical Gardens, Presidential sites, Historical sites, Theater, and Trains.
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