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Victoria Woodhull
Eden Valley Enterprises Underground Railroad Tour through Lorain County
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Take your group on a tour of Underground Railroad sites in Lorain County!

Eden Valley is working with The Lorain County Visitors Bureau and Lake Erie Coastal Ohio to bring the Underground Railroad experience to life. Tours can be customized to meet your needs. To find out more about this program and its costs, send us an e-mail.

Sample Itinerary

09:30 AM: First Church in Oberlin
Built in 1842, this church served as the original meeting site for the first Anti-Slavery Society in Oberlin (donations appreciated)

11:00 AM: Drive-by tour of Oberlin:
View monuments, parks and homes significant to the Underground Railroad

11:30 AM: Westwood Cemetery*
Resting place of former slaves, abolitionists and other historic personages (guided walking tour)

12:15 PM: Lunch

01:45 PM: Monteith Hall, Elyria
Home of abolitionist, educator and religious leader, John Monteith. An UR station.

03:15 PM: Burrell House, Sheffield
Early settler in Lorain County; UR station

05:00 PM: Dinner

06:00 PM: NEXT STOP, FREEDOM! Storytelling or first-person character program about the Underground Railroad through Ohio.

07:00 PM: Return trip

*Bad Weather times and/or senior groups who do not want to walk outside can substitute a stop at the Oberlin Heritage Center which includes homes of two abolitionists.

Costs= Admission fees at stops, performance fees, tour guides and booking coordination fees to be determined during tour arrangements.
Bus cost not included.



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