Eliza's Tale

Eliza's Tale (HM2HZG)

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N 38° 44.879', W 83° 50.904'

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In the winter of 1838 a slave woman and her baby began their journey to freedom. To avoid capture in Kentucky she crossed the ice floes in the Ohio River to the safety of the Ripley Shore. The story of Eliza in Uncle Tom's Cabin was based on this incident.
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Date Added Thursday, June 20th, 2019 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 252457 N 4292663
Decimal Degrees38.74798333, -83.84840000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 44.879', W 83° 50.904'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 44' 52.74" N, 83° 50' 54.24" W
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