John Hossack: Abolitionist, Underground Railway Railroad Conductor and Station Master, Canal Builder, Merchant, Fugitive Slave Law Violator, Spark for the Civil War.

 

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John Hossack of Ottawa, Illinois.  Abolitionist, Underground Railway Conductor, Canal Builder.  Grain and Lumber Merchant.  Crusader for Human Rights and Liberty.  Man of God.  He feared God and loved his Fellow Man.

 

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http://www.canalcor.org

National Park Service

http://www.nps.gov/ilmi/

Visit Historic OttawaOttawa Visitors' Bureau:

http://www.visit-ottawa-Il.com/

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Underground railroad resources:

http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/underground/il2.htm

 

OTTAWA AVENUE CEMETERY

http://ottawaavenuecemetery.com/default.aspx

 

Nancy Piper's Illinois Trails LaSalle County Web pages:

http://www.piperspages.com/LaSalle/

 

Underground Railroad in Illinois by G. T. Turner

http://www.ugrr-illinois.com

 

Illinois St. Andrew's Society

http://chicago-scot.org

 

Scottish Historical Links

www.nls.uk/pont

www.moray.gov.uk/LocalHeritage

 

Preston Links:

Preston websites:

macbuster.com

safetybiz.com

johnhossack.com

laxepicenter.net

dixiebiz.com

prestograph.com

newsbizdaily.com

greenroyal.com

gemsofzambia.com

askasafetyngineer.com

 

 

 

This website is produced by Jay W. Preston to honor John Hossack, the Abolitionist of Ottawa, Illinois.  The father dedicates this to his son, Yujin Jay Preston (1979-1999), daughter Elika, and daughter Yuli, great great great grandchildren of John Hossack. Permission to reprint this material is granted when this notice is included in full.  2000 - 2010 Jay W. Preston.  For information, comments or contributions of time, money, information, materials, or manpower to this site: E-mail prestonoid@aol.com. Copyrights of works cited, quoted, or excerpted remain with the respective owners, if not in public domain.