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Tour this 200 year old brick homestead that served five generations including serving as a UGRR stop and birthplace of some pioneering business women.
Hanby House, an Ohio History Connection site, will be open for tours on Thursday, September 15 from 1-3pm. View a short film about the life of William Hanby and his son Benjamin Hanby. William Hanby was a conductor on the Underground Railroad, founder of Otterbein University and editor of a religious newspaper. His son Benjamin, […]
Join us Saturday, June 17th, to view a new exhibit, Our Local Heroes, commemorating those who fought to end slavery in Belmont County at the Underground Railroad Museum beginning at 11 AM, with a presentation by Jon-Erik Gilot on Dangerfield Newby, a riveting tale of a local freed Virginian slave who found himself on the […]
Though Mount Pleasant may be hard to find on the map, this tiny, rural town in southeastern Ohio played a large role in the fight against slavery.