The Underground Railroad in Harrison County

 

NH Photo/KATINA WATT

CADIZ – This marker is located along St. Rt. 9 near New Athens, and is the site of the McFarland farm. The McFarland family played an active role in Harrison County’s part in the Underground Railroad network, and were the proud parents of four Union soldiers. Harrison County’s part in the Underground Railroad is featured in this weeks print edition of the Harrison New-Herald.

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2 Comments

 
  1. Laura
    2015-05-27
    01:00:41

    I am seeking information about my family that were part of the underground..I am glad that there are some efforts to preserve this areas history.

     
  2. Mike
    2015-08-29
    17:37:14

    Laura, If you are still monitoring this website, please post as I am family. Thank you.

     
 

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