James B. Elmore used this picture in his book Twenty-Five Years in Jackville (pub. 1903).
This house was used by Joab Elliott for the purpose of assisting runaway slaves. The home was built in 1830 and located 1/2 mile north of Alamo in Ripley Township. After this "stop," Abijah O'Neal [Yountsville area] would help before John Speed and Fisher Doherty [Crawfordsville area] would foster those seeking freedom.