OOS Sculpture

Underground Railroad Monument

1977 / Cameron Armstrong / Oberlin

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Railroad track projecting upward out of the ground at a 30 degree angle. The tracks disappearing into the ground represent the involvement of the city of Oberlin in the Underground Railroad, functioning as an important stop for escaped slaves on their way to Sandusky.

Location: across from the Conservatory of Music, S. Professor & W. College Street

County

: Lorain

Citation

: Cameron Armstrong, “Underground Railroad Monument,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 25, 2020, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/44.

Dublin Core

Title

Underground Railroad Monument

Description

Railroad track projecting upward out of the ground at a 30 degree angle. The tracks disappearing into the ground represent the involvement of the city of Oberlin in the Underground Railroad, functioning as an important stop for escaped slaves on their way to Sandusky.

Date

1977

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Location Site

across from the Conservatory of Music

Location Street

S. Professor & W. College Street

Creation Date

01/01/1977