Underground Railroad Experience

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2017-08-19 10:00 - 17:00
Spring Hill Historic Home
Address: Spring Hill Historic Home, Springhill Lane Northeast, Massillon, OH, United States

Take a trip back in time to the year 1821 and witness history in the making. Join our Underground Railroad Experience and meet Thomas and Charity Rotch, Arvine Wales, Edy Duncan, and the many people who risked their lives for one American right: freedom.

Saturday, August 19th
10:am-5:00pm

Our Experience is a walking drama, taking you through the grounds and meeting men and women that slaves might have met on their own travels.
Experience Times:
10:00am
11:15am
1:00pm- This will be a handicapped accessible performance on our front porch instead of a walking tour
2:15pm
3:30pm

House Tours:
Self-Guided throughout the day

Ticket Packages: Adult Student 5 & Under
Underground Railroad Experience:
$10.00 $7.00 FREE
Add House Tour:
$15.00 $10.00 FREE
Add Pulled Pork Dinner:
$20.00 $16.00 $6.00

Tickets are on Sale Now!

Event Sponsors:
MCTV
AquaOhio

On the Run Sponsor:
Dr. Shelly Boss

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