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Ripley, Ohio's Role in the Underground Railroad

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Ripley, Ohio's Role in the Underground Railroad

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Ripley, Ohio's Role in the Underground Railroad

Ripley, Ohio's Role in the Underground Railroad

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John Rankin's house in Ripley, Ohio -- a major destination on the Underground Railroad route. Noah Adams, NPR hide caption

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This weekend marks the dedication of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati. NPR's Noah Adams explores the role of Ripley, Ohio in the history of the Underground Railroad, on how residents of the town keep that history alive.