This is the burial site of Robert E. Fee, a member of Clermont County’s most prominent Underground Railroad family. His father Thomas, brother Thomas, sister Nancy and cousins in nearby Felicity are documented conductors. Robert married Catherine Ebersole, sister of Underground Railroad conductor Jacob Ebersole. He became the agent of Vincent Wigglesworth whose family was kidnapped and enslaved. Fee traveled twice to Missouri in two unsuccessful attempts to gain the family’s freedom. He became involved in the Underground Railroad. His home was frequently surrounded by slave hunters. He was indicted by Pendleton County, Kentucky, for slave stealing. Fee’s homesite has previously been accepted into the network.
Visitor Information: Currently open to public.
Location: U.S. Rt. 52, Moscow, 45153
Website: Robert E. Fee Burial Site
National Park Unit: No
Ownership: Washington Township Trustees
Location Type: Site
UGRR Operatives: Jacob Ebersole,Nancy Fee,Robert E. Fee,Thomas Fee Jr.,Thomas Fee Sr.