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Freedoms Friends History Walk
Phone (440) 774-1700
Price Adult Price:$6.00
Age Suitability All Ages
Category Performing Arts

Freedom's Friends History Walk

Saturday, Jun 29, 2013 11:00a

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. The town was once said to be second only to Canada as an asylum for freedom seekers. This guided history walk is about the historic decisions that shaped Oberlin’s growth as a station and highlights the individuals and events that marked Oberlin as one of the most active stations of the Underground Railroad. Stories include Oberlin College’s acceptance of African American students,… Show more

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Oberlin Heritage Center
2 S. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH 44074
(440) 774-1700
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