Underground Railroad and Abolitionist History Walk


Join the Oberlin Heritage Center on this weekly history walk to learn of Oberlin's famous freedom seekers and those who helped them on the Underground Railroad. Saturdays 11 AM in June, July, August.

"Oberlin is perhaps the most important station along the whole line of the Underground Railway. It has rendered the most important services to Freedom. It is second only to Canada as an asylum for the hunted fugitive." Hear stories about Oberlin's most famous freedom seekers and people known to have helped them make their way to freedom. This guided history walk is approximately 90 minutes and tickets are available online through the OHC's Event Calendar and at the Museum Store in the Monroe House up until tour time. Groups may call the Tour Coordinator at (440) 774-1700. This history walk will be cancelled if it is raining at start time and registrants may request refunds or transfers.

This tour begins near the front steps of First Church, U.C.C. at the northwest corner of Main Street (Route 58) and Lorain Street (Route 511).

2019 Schedule: Offered every Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in June, July, and August.

Sat. August 24th, starts at 11:00 am | First Church in Oberlin, UCC

Contact

tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org
(440) 774-1700
http://www.oberlinheritagecenter.org

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Oberlin Heritage Center

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