Historic Hopedale   Save
Ohio Film Commission
Description: This image shows a road leading into the town of Hopedale. Hopedale is mostly known for it's connection with the Underground Railroad and Clark Gable, who lived in Hopedale for a number of years during his youth. The town was founded by Cyrus McNeely in 1849 where he opened a school. It was in existence from 1849 to 1902. One of it's graduates was George Armstrong Custer, who graduated in 1856. It was the first co-educational college for teachers in Eastern Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06747
Subjects: Underground Railroad--Ohio; Harrison County (Ohio); Education, Higher--Ohio--History
Places: Hopedale (Ohio); Harrison County (Ohio)