Maysville Kentucky Blog

The Maysville Kentucky Blog is your guide to the beautiful and historic small town of Maysville Kentucky, snuggled into the rolling hills along the Ohio River. Though this blog has been discontinued, you can get your Maysville Kentucky fix over at Ken Downing's Mason County Kentucky Blog @

Friday, November 18, 2005

Driving Tour Explores Underground Railroad

Recently the Cincinnati Enquirer published an article that outlines three short drives that explores many of the stops along the Underground Railroad. The Underground Railroad was a network of clandestine routes by which slaves in the 19th century United States attempted to escape to free states, or as far north as Canada, with the aid of abolitionists. Among the drive's stopping points are Maysville, Old Washington, Germantown, Minerva and Dover in Kentucky and Williamsburg, Bethel, Felicity, Moscow, New Richmond, and Ripley in Ohio. Full Story


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