Hannah Toliver Historical

Hannah Toliver Historical (HM1WFK)

Location: Clarksville, IN 47129
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 16.14', W 85° 44.384'

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Side AEmancipation Proclamation (1863) did not free slaves in Kentucky. In April 1864, Hannah Toliver, a free black woman living in Jeffersonville, was arrested for aiding a fugitive slave from Kentucky. In May, she was convicted and sentenced to seven years in the Kentucky Penitentiary; she was pardoned January 5, 1865 and returned to Jeffersonville.Side B

Toliver and other blacks risked their freedom aiding fugitives. Slavery in U.S. abolished December 1865.

The underground railroad refers to a widespread network of diverse people in the nineteenth century who aided slaves escaping to freedom from the Southern U.S.
Year Placed2008
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, City of Jeffersonville, and Division of Historic Preservation & Archaeology IDNR
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Date Added Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 610244 N 4236412
Decimal Degrees38.26900000, -85.73973333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 16.14', W 85° 44.384'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 16' 8.4" N, 85° 44' 23.04" W
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Area Code(s)812
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 117 Ohio River Scenic Byway, Clarksville IN 47129, US
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