Underground Railroad History Walk


August 15, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm | First Church in Oberlin, Front Steps

Short Description: Learn of 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 via website

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. Preregistration with payment required via website. Tickets are available online through the Event Calendar. 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).

Announcement or Event: Event

Post Type: Tours

Contact: ohcbiz@oberlinheritage.org | 4407741700 | http://www.oberlinheritagecenter.org/whatsnew/?action=show&id=616

Sponsored by: Oberlin Heritage Center

Later Repetitions:

  • August 22nd, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • August 29th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Previous Repetitions:

  • June 6th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • June 13th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • June 20th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • June 27th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • July 4th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • July 11th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • July 18th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • July 25th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • August 1st, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • August 8th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

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