Felicity, Ohio Underground Railroad Newspaper Article   Save
Felicity, Ohio Underground Railroad Newspaper Article
Description: This article, titled "Its Tracks Were Clouded Yet Collisions and Derailments Were Unknown: Recollections of the 'Underground Railroad' of Antebellum Days," appeared in the Felicity, Ohio Times on July 6, 1893. It details the individuals from the area who aided fugitive slaves in reaching freedom in Canada. Wilbur H. Siebert was a professor of history at the Ohio State University from 1891 until 1935. Between 1892 and 1948, he amassed a wealth of material relating to the Underground Railroad. In the 1940s, he donated the materials to the Ohio Historical Society, together with records pertaining to his two other research interests, American Loyalists and East Florida. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: Om1290_1132140_006
Subjects: Civil Liberties; African American Ohioans; Underground Railroad; Fugitive slaves
Places: Felicity (Ohio); Clermont County (Ohio)