Notable sites on Ohio's Underground Railroad
An estimated 100,000 slaves sought freedom in the 1800s through a network of supporters known as the Underground Railroad.
Some made it, but many did not.
The “Conductors” - whites, freed blacks, fellow slaves and Native Americans - guided them to freedom from oppression. Some of those who made it to Ohio from Kentucky, Tennessee and other slave states went to Canada, but many settled in the Dayton area and other parts of the Ohio.
Our staff visited several notable sites in Ohio's Underground Railroad network. Here's a look at those sites: