Edward Potts House / John Potts House

Edward Potts House / John Potts House (HM8VW)

Location: Springboro, OH 45066 Warren County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 33.355', W 84° 13.994'

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Circa 1831 / Circa 1832

The house on the right (45 South Main) appears to have been built circa 1832 by Joshua Trotter. In 1837, Trotter sold the house to John and Mary Potts, who were "conductors" on the Underground Railroad, persons who risked their lives and property to escort runaway slaves on their flight to freedom. The house on the left (55 South Main) was built circa 1831 by Job Burton. He sold the house to Edward Potts in 1836. Edward, like his brother John, was also a "conductor". Both houses are significant examples of early Federal style brick buildings.
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HM NumberHM8VW
Tags
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceHome, Small Business
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Marker Condition
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 11:28am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
Location DescriptionMarker is located near the southwest corner of the building at 45 S. Main Street affixed to the brick wall.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 737710 N 4382126
Decimal Degrees39.55591667, -84.23323333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 33.355', W 84° 13.994'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 33' 21.3000" N, 84° 13' 59.6400" W
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Area Code(s)513, 937
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 59 OH-741, Springboro OH 45066, US
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I Saw The Marker

Two lovely historic homes, one of which is currently on the market (but pending purchase) :)

Dec 30, 2014 at 10:15am PST by pkways

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