Newspaper - The Cincinnati Enquirer, Date : 12/24/1876
Blackburn's first escape from the Ohio State Penitentiary in 1876.
Newspaper - The Coshocton Age, Date : 09/13/1895
Blackburn's 2nd escape in 1895.
Newspaper - Athens Messenger , Date : 10/17/1895
Blackburn is recaptured after his 1895 escape.
Executive documents from the Ohio State Penitentiary
Details on how Blackburn escaped and general info.
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