Freedom's Friends: Abolition & the Underground Railroad Walk


June 4, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm | First Church In Oberlin

Short Description: Hear stories about Oberlin’s most famous freedom seekers and people known to have helped them make their way to freedom on this 90-minute history walk through Oberlin.

Extended Description: The Oberlin Heritage Center will offer a uniquely-themed history walk each month, May through September. The month of June will feature the popular Freedom's Friends: Abolition & the Underground Railroad History Walk. Hear stories about Oberlin’s most famous freedom seekers and people known to have helped them make their way to freedom. Note: this tour begins near the front steps of First Church (106 N. Main Street; Oberlin) at the northwest corner of Main Street (Route 58) and Lorain Street (Route 511). 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. Registrants will be refunded their tour fees in the event of a canceled history walk. Advance registration is recommended as there is limited capacity for each tour. Participants can register online or by calling 440-774-1700. History Walk Fees: $6/adult; children/students/members: Free. Tour offerings: Saturdays, June 4, June 11, June 18, and June 25 at 11am. Please keep an eye on our website as additional history walks are scheduled throughout the season.

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Contact: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org | 440-774-1700 | https://www.oberlinheritagecenter.org/whatsnew/?action=show&id=679

Sponsored by: Oberlin Heritage Center

Previous Repetitions:

  • June 11th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • June 18th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • June 25th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

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