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The Freedom Trail is a collection of locations in Clermont County, Ohio, that were part of the Underground Railroad. During the Summer of 2015 I’ll be touring many of these places and others in the Tri-State area.

Underground Railroad: Fee Villa

Along the river are a lot of those little blink-and-you-miss-them towns. You know the kind that have a sign saying, “Welcome,” then 10 feet later one saying “Thank you for visiting.” They’re charming, usually hiding some kind of gem – either a great locally-owned shop or restaurant, or someone with a great life story. One thing you can count on is they always have a story to tell.

Exploring on Sunday

Long drives on quiet Sunday mornings come with big rewards. While I was hunting Underground Railroad locations in southern Ohio, I rediscovered a nondescript white house with ties to a Civil War general and former President. It was a reminder that no matter where you begin in life, you never know where you may end up.