Ozem Gardner House

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Ozem Gardner House is a picture, with genre photograph.

It was created in 1997.

Ozem Gardner came to central Ohio from Ostego County, New York, in 1817. He worked as brickmaker until he could save enough money to purchase 65 acres of farmland on Flint Road in 1821. He lived in a log cabin until late 1830's. The brick farmhouse pictured here was built around 1850. An active member of the Anti-Slavery Society of Worthington, he operated an Underground Railroad station on his property. It has been said that he assisted more than 200 fugitive slaves on their journey to Canada. Ozem Gardner lived in this home until his death in 1880.

It covers the topics buildings, Underground Railroad and slavery.

It features the person Ozem Gardner, 1797-1880.

It covers the city Columbus. It covers the area Seven Oaks.

You can find the original at Sharon Flint Residents' Association Historical Committee.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Memory identification code is sfr0009.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on September 27, 2002. It was last updated March 14, 2019.