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Published: Saturday, 5/15/2004

LATHROP HOUSE PROTEST

CTY lathrop14p  John McHugh, 53, of Sylvania, speaking across the street from St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sylvania, Ohio on May 14, 2004. Over a score of people came to the Lathrop House in Sylvania, Ohio to protest the removal of the historic house from its foundation. The house, which is believed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad, is being moved by its owners, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Jetta Fraser/Blade CTY lathrop14p John McHugh, 53, of Sylvania, speaking across the street from St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sylvania, Ohio on May 14, 2004. Over a score of people came to the Lathrop House in Sylvania, Ohio to protest the removal of the historic house from its foundation. The house, which is believed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad, is being moved by its owners, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Jetta Fraser/Blade
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Some of the more than 20 people who showed up at the Lathrop House site in Sylvania yesterday listen as John McHugh addresses the crowd. They were protesting the move of the home, which they consider to be historic, from its location across from St. Joseph Catholic Church.



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