Underground Railroad going for walks tour coming to the village of Glendale

The entrance to a tunnel used as part of the Underground Railroad to hide and transport fugitive slaves in Glendale.

Hoping to elevate awareness about the village’s record, a nonprofit is arranging a going for walks tour of Underground Railroad web-sites in Glendale. 

The Eckstein Cultural Arts Centre is creating a self-guided going for walks tour that stops at 10 to 15 historically considerable internet sites scattered in the course of the village.

An interactive web-site is also getting created to aid the tour and provide far more facts about the Underground Railroad in Higher Cincinnati. 

Bill Parrish, founder and director of the Eckstein Cultural Arts Center, reported the strategy for this challenge arose from discussions by customers of the group subsequent the dying of George Floyd at the arms of Minneapolis police last summer time. 

Bill Parrish, founder and director of the Eckstein Cultural Arts Center in Glendale.

“We just took the thought, produced it and came up with arms and legs for it,” he told The Enquirer. 

Parrish reported each station will essentially contain a “cliff be aware” about the area’s background and will be available to folks who are hearing or visually impaired. 

“We just want the stations to give you a prospect to see wherever you are, search all-around, see some of the historic houses … and then carry on on the route that requires you to the other aspect of the village,” he reported.