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June 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

In partnership with Voices Underground and the West Chester Juneteenth Planning Partners, CCHC is offering two outdoor tours which require Eventbrite registration: Underground Railroad and Uptown West Chester. Tickets are $10 for adults. Students and seniors are only $5, thanks to the generous support of Voices Underground, TD Charitable Foundation, and the Pennsylvania Abolition Society.  Each tour will start at the History Center and cover about one mile, over a one-hour period.

  • The Underground Railroad tour at 11AM explores historic sites that serve as a backdrop for the stories of the people who helped enslaved men, women, and children as they passed through West Chester on their journeys toward freedom.  Underground Railroad Registration
  • The Uptown West Chester tour at 11:30AM explores the very center of town as we share stories of  African American entrepreneurs like James Spence and follow in the footsteps of Bayard Rustin as he grew into an activist here in his hometown.   Uptown West Chester Tour Registration

Museum Tours:  In addition to the outdoor tours, we will have special guides in our museum today from 12:00-4:00 to help you make the most out of the Juneteenth experience.  You do not need to pre-register to visit the museum. Regular admission applies at the door.


June 17
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
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