Architecture History Walk

May 22, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm | Oberlin Heritage Center

Short Description: Join the Oberlin Heritage Center to find out how the landscape, college campus, and town of Oberlin has developed over its 180+ years. Advance registration required via OHC website. Cost $6.

Extended Description: In 2021 OHC will be mixing things up with uniquely-themed history walks each month starting in May and going through September. History walks will be offered every Saturday during these months starting at 11:00am, unless noted otherwise. May - Architecture (in honor of Historic Preservation Month) Find out how the landscape, college campus, and town developed over its 180+ years on this 60-minute walking tour of Oberlin. Learn which architectural styles prevailed, which were criticized by the community, and how several renowned architects came to work in Oberlin. Dates the tour is offered: May 1, May 8, May 15, May 22, May 29 Visit our website to learn more about each tour and to keep updated as more history walks are scheduled: June - Freedom's Friends: Abolition and the Underground Railroad (in honor of Juneteenth) July - Civil War to Civil Rights August - One Step More: Oberlin Women's History (in honor of Women's Equality Day) September - Radicals and Reformers (Westwood Cemetery) Advance registration is required and there is limited capacity for each tour. No walk-ons will be accepted. Participants can register online or by calling 440-774-1700. Cost - Adults: $6; children/students/members: Free. Please note that because history walks take place outdoors, with little or no indoor stops, they may be canceled if there is inclement weather at the tour start time. History walks start at various locations around town, so please check our website or ask for more details when you register. Masks will be required for visitors and tour guides.

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Contact: | 440-774-1700 |

Sponsored by: Oberlin Heritage Center

Later Repetitions:

  • May 29th, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Previous Repetitions:

  • May 1st, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • May 8th, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • May 15th, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

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