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Clermont County Courthouse

This site commemorates John Jollifee, Clermont County Prosecuting Attorney from 1833-37, for his efforts as an anti-slavery attorney. His first case involved defending John Mahan, Amos and John Pettyjohn for criminal riot involving a fugitive slave. Jollifee was involved in seventeen other cases defending fugitive slaves including Margret Garner.

Visitor Information: Currently open to public.

Location: 270 East Main Street, Batavia, 45103

Website: Clermont County Courthouse

National Park Unit: No

Ownership: Clermont County, OH Bd of Commissioners

Location Type: Site

Freedom Seekers: Margret Garner

UGRR Operatives: John Jollifee