Underground Railroad Station

Location: 750 E. Jefferson St., west of Edwards St., Franklin (Johnson County, Indiana) 46131

Marker No Longer Standing

Installed: Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966

ID#: 41.1966.1

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Site of Doctor Theodore A. Pinkney’s home, traditional stop on a central Indiana route of the Underground Railroad. This system of aiding escaping slaves to freedom existed for half a century, ending with the Civil War.

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Keywords


slavery, underground railroad