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Indiana Historical Bureau

The Centenary of Louisville; Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad... A Gateway to Freedom--Footnote 1

A Gateway to Freedom
Historical Marker
(22.2004.1)

Footnote 1

 As early as 1821, enslaved blacks seeking freedom crossed the Ohio River from Louisville to New Albany.

Reuben T. Durrett, The Centenary of Louisville (Louisville, 1893), 51.

Reuben T. Durrett, The Centenary of Louisville (Louisville, 1893), 51.

Reuben T. Durrett, The Centenary of Louisville (Louisville, 1893), portion of 149 (includes petition to incorporate).

Reuben T. Durrett, The Centenary of Louisville (Louisville, 1893), portion of 149 (includes petition to incorporate).

J. Blaine Hudson, Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad in the Kentucky Borderland, 29.

J. Blaine Hudson, Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad in the Kentucky Borderland, 29.

J. Blaine Hudson,Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad in the Kentucky Borderland

J. Blaine Hudson,
Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad in the Kentucky Borderland
(Jefferson, N.C., 2002), 65.