Multiple Group Escapes

Possible Boone County enslaved and crossing points through Boone County. Report of seven separate groups of freedom seekers within a week arriving in Cincinnati, many may have come through Boone County. The first three groups and the fifth escape, from Kentucky, were comprised of 3 males, 3 males, two males and one male, respectively. The sixth escape was two men from Louisiana, who came on foot. The seventh was a woman and three children on a mail boat from Louisville. The Pittsburg Gazette, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; 3 Feb., 1855