Historic Underground Railroad SiteBishop William Hanby, (1807-1880) courageous and of strong convictions, publicly voiced his scorn at a law that made it a felony to give food to a hungry slave, or shelter to a friendless man. From pulpit, platform, and workbench he condemned the inhumane Fugitive Slave law of 1850. "We may be bound by a man-made law," he declared, "but we are more bound by a Lord-given conscience."
|Placed By||The Friends of Freedom Society and the Ohio Underground Railroad Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 10:28am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 334900 N 4443565|
|Decimal Degrees||40.12621667, -82.93766667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 7.573', W 82° 56.26'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 7' 34.38" N, 82° 56' 15.60" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 160 W Main St, Westerville OH 43081, US|
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