Underground railroad stop pushed for park system

Akron Beacon Journal

RIPLEY, OHIO: Some members of Congress want the southern Ohio home of a former slave who helped other slaves to freedom brought into the national park system.

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and U.S. Rep. Joyce Beatty say they have introduced legislation requesting a study of the feasibility of the John P. Parker House and Underground Railroad stop becoming part of the park system.

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