Underground Railroad History Walk


October 3, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm | First Church In Oberlin

Short Description: Learn about Oberlin’s freedom seekers & those who helped to make their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad on this guided history walk in Oberlin. Preregistration with payment required.

Extended Description: “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. 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). $6/adult. Advance registration required. Register through the Event Calendar on our website or by calling 440-774-1700.

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Contact: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org | 440-774-1700 | www.oberlinheritagecenter.org

Sponsored by: Oberlin Heritage Center

Later Repetitions:

  • October 10th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • October 17th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • October 24th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • October 31st, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Previous Repetitions:

  • September 5th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • September 12th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • September 19th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • September 26th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

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