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Oberlin Heritage Center

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The Oberlin Heritage Center offers walking tours of Oberlin on a regular schedule during the summer season.

The Freedom’s Friends Underground Railroad and Abolition History Walk shares stories about Oberlin’s most famous freedom seekers and people known to have helped them make their way to freedom. This next training workshop for this opportunity takes place Saturday, April 20 from 9:00-12:00. Individual training opportunities may be available after that date. Contact tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org for more information.

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About Oberlin Heritage Center


73 1/2 South Professor Street, P.O. Box 0455, Oberlin, OH 44074, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Oberlin Heritage Center is to preserve and share Oberlin's unique heritage and to make our community a better place to live, learn, work, and visit.


The Oberlin Heritage Center, a non-profit, membership organization, is our community's historical society and historic preservation organization as well as a complex of historic sites that is accredited by the American Association of Museums.

The Oberlin Heritage Center tour program offers guided tours three days a week, with group tours available by appointment. Our basic tour visits three historic buildings: the 1836 Little Red Schoolhouse, the 1866 Monroe House, and the 1884 Jewett House. Main themes of the tour include life in 1830s-c. 1915 Oberlin, African-American history, the Underground Railroad, women's history, scientific discovery, and missionary, temperance, and other reform movements.

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73 1/2 South Professor StreetP.O. Box 0455Oberlin, OH 44074



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  • Customer Service
  • History
  • People Skills
  • Teaching / Instruction




  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least four tours per year.

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