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Underground Railroad Fall Bus Tour

Sun, Oct 06 , 2024 • 12:30pm - 5:00pm

1101 West College Avenue, Jacksonville, IL 62650

The Underground Railroad bus tour offers a fascinating and educational journey through historical sites associated with the Underground Railroad in Jacksonville, IL.

Join the Storyteller Tour Guides, outfitted in 19th century period attire, as they travel the sites of the Underground Railroad in Jacksonville, IL.

Learn the fascinating stories of the brave men and women of our history while riding on comfortable modern buses. The tour starts at Illinois College and ends at Woodlawn Farm.

Meet in the Illinois College McGaw Fine Arts Center lobby for registration confirmation beginning at 12:30pm.

The tour begins at 1:00pm with a walk to Beecher Hall, where you will hear a brief lecture on the Underground Railroad and Illinois College. At 1:15pm, you will board buses to the other eight sites. The tour will return to Illinois College at 5:00pm. Tour includes light refreshments. Free parking is available at Illinois College behind McGaw Fine Arts Center. Due to popularity, reservations are a must! Call 217-479-4144.

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