Join Jacksonville Underground Railroad Committee of the Morgan County Historical Society for the annual Spring Bus Tour. Join the Storyteller Tour Guides, outfitted in 19th century period attire, as they travel the sites of 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 Illinois College McGaw Fine Arts Center lobby for registration confirmation beginning at 12:30 pm. The tour begins with a walk to Beecher Hall where you will hear brief lectures on the Underground Railroad and Illinois College. At 1:00 pm you will board buses to the other eight sites. Buses leave at 1:15 pm. The tour will return to Illinois College at 5:00 pm. Tour includes light refreshments. Free parking is available behind McGaw Fine Arts Center at Illinois College.
Due to the popularity of this tour, reservation are a must! Call 217-479-4144 to book your reservation. Price is $20 for adults and children 10 and under $10.