Underground Railroad - Neil Mansion

Title

Underground Railroad - Neil Mansion

Subject

Underground Railroad

Description

This home was built by Robert Neil in 1856 and later owned by his brother Henry Neil. Ambrose and Catherine Juris were servants for the Neil family for many years. The cellar contains a small enclosed room that may have been used to hide runaway slaves.

Location: 1842 Indianola Avenue, Columbus, Ohio

Files

neilmansion.jpg

Citation

“Underground Railroad - Neil Mansion,” Teaching Columbus, accessed September 25, 2017, http://teachingcolumbus.omeka.net/items/show/132.