Warner Bateman House

Warner Bateman House (HM8VK)

Location: Springboro, OH 45066 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 33.125', W 84° 14'

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Circa 1858

Warner Bateman, nephew of the village founder Jonathan Wright, was an "agent" on the Underground Railroad. An "agent" was one who provided assistance to runaway slaves on their way to freedom. As an attorney, Bateman was in the difficult position of breaking laws he was sworn to uphold. Nevertheless, Bateman later became a prominent Cincinnati attorney and U.S. district judge. The house as it exists today was probably built around 1858, the year Warner Bateman took out a $2,000 mortgage on the property. James Griffin, a Springboro druggist, owned the house from 1867 to 1897.
HM NumberHM8VK
Placed ByOld Springboro
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 1:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 737715 N 4381701
Decimal Degrees39.55208333, -84.23333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 33.125', W 84° 14'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 33' 7.50" N, 84° 13' 60.00" W
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Area Code(s)513, 937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 S Main St, Springboro OH 45066, US
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