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CANCELLED 11:00 AM - One Step More: Oberlin Women's History Walking Tour
This history walk begins at the southeast corner of Tappan Square near the flagpole (corner of Main Street and College Street).

In 1834, John J. Shipherd pledged Oberlin’s commitment to “the elevation of female character” through education. Little did he know, there was dynamite in that promise, and women carried the matches. This 75-minute walking tour explores how powerful women like Lucy Stone, Antoinette Brown Blackwell, Anna Julia Cooper, and Lucy Stanton Day made good on Shipherd’s promise and shaped what it meant to be a woman in Oberlin and beyond.

$6 per adult; free for OHC members, college students, and children under 18. Space is limited, reservation required. Register on-line or call 440.774.1700.

Date: 5/23/2020
Time: 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Category: History Walk
Adult Price: $6.00
Member Price: $0.00
College Student Price: $0.00
College Student Member Price: $0.00
Child Price: $0.00
Child Member Price: $0.00
Capacity: 10
Openings: 10