Throughout late April 1851, a number of "stampedes" were launched from Mason and Nicholas counties, Kentucky. On Sunday night, April 27 alone, more than 14 freedom seekers escaped from around Maysville, while "several" others left Nicholas county during the same week.
Sunday, April 27, 1851
Escape Numbers Comment
Estimated between 20 and 22; 14 reported to have escaped from Maysville, along with "several" others from Nicholas county