Freedom Seekers: Underground Railroad Tour

Market Square @ the Clock (Downtown Pittsburgh)
Forbes Ave/Market Street, Pittsburgh, PA in Allegheny County

On February 29th, 2020 at 9:00am

Category: Education.Tours
The Details:

Pittsburgh was an important stop for hundreds of freedom-seeking slaves heading North in the years before the Civil War. Learn about and explore the clandestine network of safe houses and sympathizers created by prominent city leaders, both Black and white, functioned as Pittsburgh's Underground Railroad. Locations visited during the tour: Bigham House, Morning Glory Inn, Dollar Savings Bank, and the Original Oyster House. There are (2) tour times being offered: 9:00am-1:15pm 9:45am-1:45pm Please carefully choose the tour time that will be convenient for you. Starting Location: Clock at Market Square Tour will conclude at/near the Market Square area ______________________________________________________________ Ticket sales close at 9:00am on Thursday, February 27th. This is a guided bus tour. The bus, and many of the tour stops are not wheelchair accessible. Restrooms will be available at 1-2 stops. We will have 40-45 minutes at each stop. Tour locations subject to change; Rain/Shine; No refunds/exchanges.
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