Names of Underground Railroad Operators in Highland County.
Dunlap, Dr. Milton
Hunter, John V.
McClure, " Squire"
Rodgers, Col. Thomas
Strain, John R.
Ustick, W. A.
Van Pelt, Jonathan
Wilson, Adam R.
Ohio was an important route on the Underground Railroad, which was neither
underground or a railroad. It was a loose network of safe houses operated
mostly by church members, free blacks and others opposed to slavery. Ohio
was the only state in which a slave could run all the way to Canada after
crossing the Ohio river. There was close to 400 documented sites that were