John Rankin House (Ripley, Ohio)
John Rankin House
|Nearest city||Ripley, Ohio|
|Area||20 acres (8.1 ha)|
|NRHP Reference #||70000485|
|Added to NRHP||November 10, 1970|
|Designated NHL||February 18, 1997|
The John Rankin House is a National Historic Landmark in Ripley, Ohio. Built about 1816, it was home to Presbyterian abolitionist John Rankin, and was one of the original stops on the Underground Railroad. Harriet Beecher Stowe's visit to Rankin provided some of the story that became Uncle Tom's Cabin.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- "John Rankin House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-16.
- Dulberger, Judith (July 15, 1996). "Rankin, John, House" (PDF). National Historic Landmark Nomination. National Park Service. Retrieved 18 May 2012.
- The Underground Railroad. DIANE Publishing. Feb 1, 1995. p. 50. Retrieved 2013-05-06.
- Ohio Historical Society
- Ripley Ohio Historic Buildings
- Aboard the Underground Railroad National Park Service
- Historic American Buildings Survey
- "John Rankin House" (PDF). Photographs. National Park Service. Retrieved 18 May 2012.
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