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Title, side A
Wickerham Inn, 1800-01
Text, side A
The inn was built 1800-01 by Peter Wickerham, a Revolutionary War veteran. It was used as an overnight stagecoach stop and tavern on Zane's Trace until ca. 1850. Runaway slaves were hidden here when the "Underground Railroad" was in operation. Confederate soldiers, commanded by General John Hunt Morgan, slept in the inn on the night of July 15, 1863, when "Morgan's Raiders" passed through Adams County.
Address
28136 OH 41
Peebles, OH 45660
Location
NE corner of OH 41 and Adkins Rd
Coordinates
Latitude: 38.970260, Longitude: -83.394194.
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