Underground Railroad Guided Walking Tour This Weekend

The New Brighton Historical Society will host their Underground Railroad Guided Walking Tour of the eight safe houses in New Brighton this Saturday, September 25. On the two mile walk, participants will learn about New Brighton’s role as the Hub of the Underground Railroad in Beaver County. The secrets of the the homes and the danger their owners faced giving refuge to the runaway slaves will be told.

Tours will run approximately every 15 minutes from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. The tours are free, however donations are appreciated. Participants are asked to meet and register, on the day of the event, at J&J Spratt Funeral Home, 1612 Third Avenue.