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Blazer Home in Section 8 of Industry Township

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Also buried in the Camp Creek Cemetery are John Blazer and his two successive wives, Mary and Mary Ann. Mary died in 1854, Mary Ann died in 1898, and John died in 1903. The Blazer home in section 8 of Industry Township was a stop on the Underground Railroad, which ran from the Burton home in Plymouth to the Allison and Blazer homes in McDonough County, and then on to Fulton County. This 1871 lithograph shows the Blazer home, which was located...
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