Chapman Harris was an outstanding African American genetleman and known for his giant size and his hero work he did ofr his race on the UGRR. Chapman came to Jefferson County, IN as a 37-year-old single man in 1837 from Virginia. He was soon sworn in and joined the fight for freedom for his race. His first UGRR assignment was to take a runaway slave to lancaster where he worked with John H. Tibbets and Mr. Neslon.
Visitor Information: Currently not open to public.
Location: Dr. and Mrs. Paul Cronen, 1602 N. Eagle Hollow Road, Madison, Jefferson, 47250
National Park Unit: No
Ownership: Dr. and Mrs. Paul Cronen
Location Type: Site