Events in Oakville

Underground Railroad Walking Tour

Saturday, October 27, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate

Underground Railroad Walking Tour

Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10-11:30 a.m.
Fee: $9.98. Age: 18+

This unique indoor/outdoor tour offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of the Underground Railroad in Oakville. Begin with an introduction to the exhibit ‘Freedom, Opportunity and Family: Oakville’s Black History’ and watch the exciting multi-media presentation ‘The Underground Railroad: Next Stop Freedom’, a true story of heroic flight from a life of slavery.

Weather permitting, the tour finishes with an outdoor walk that details some nearby locations that highlight the local history surrounding Oakville and the Underground Railroad. Please dress appropriately for the outdoor tour and note that climbing a flight of stairs is part of the tour.

Registration opens August 11.

For more information about the Oakville Museum’s Underground Railroad Walking Tour, please visit oakville.ca.

 


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