In the mid-eighteen hundreds most runaway slaves moved secretly to freedom along the Underground Railroad. The Underground Railroad Sculpture commemorates the spirit of the national Underground Railroad leaders as well as Battle Creek participants.
- The Underground Railroad Sculpture was dedicated in 1993. The silicone bronze monument was created by Ed Dwight of Colorado.
- Alongside Harriet Tubman, Some the people depicted in the statue include Erastus and Sarah Hussey, local people who helped fugitive slaves along the Underground Railroad that passed through this city.