Rush R Sloane
Rush R Sloane House, 403 East Adams Street, Sandusky, Ohio

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Name: Rush R Sloane
Category: Anti-Slavery Campaigner

Person Summary:

Rush R.Sloane (1828-1908).American lawyer & anti-slavery abolitionist,who was active within the Underground Railroad that helped slaves escape to freedom prior to the abolition of slavery in 19th century America.He\'s most notable for helping 7 slaves in to be released from his native Sandusky,Ohio,in 1854,successfully petitioning they were unlawfully captured,even at risk of financial ruin.His home was used as a Railroad safehouse.

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Years of Residence: 1854 - 1908
Source: https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/underground/oh6.htm

Residence Summary:

Rush R Sloane (1828-1908).American Anti Slavery campaigner,active within the Underground Railroad,lived here.

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Rush R Sloane House
403 East Adams Street
Sandusky
Ohio
44870
USA

Abode Summary:

Built circa 1850's.Prominent location during the 19th C Underground Railroad slavery escape route.Now on the National Register of Historic Places.

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