Black History Walking Tour Happening in Oakville

 

Did you know Oakville has ties to the Underground Railroad?

You can learn all about it during a Black History walking tour which is taking place on Saturday, Oct. 28.

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.

This tour is also available for private bookings of 10 or more individuals.

Call 905-338-4400 for details.

Participants are reminded to dress appropriately for outdoor walk and note that climbing a flight of stairs is part of the tour.

You must be 18 and older to attend.

The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and costs $11.28 with tax.

Pre-registration is required.

Click here for details.

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