Spring Hill to host tours, concerts, Underground Railroad experience

MASSILLON – Spring Hill Historic Home is ready for the summer months.

The centuries-old home is open for tours and a number of events. Renovations also are underway throughout the property. 

One of the highlights involves the annual Underground Railroad Experience on June 25 when historic characters, including Thomas and Charity Rotch, welcome freedom seekers to Spring Hill farm, 1401 Springhill Lane NE.

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Attendees will take on the role of a freedom seeker and travel through the grounds with the reenactors learning about the realities of escaping slavery and the role Massillon and the Spring Hill Farm played in their road to freedom.

The Spring Hill property is part of the National Park Service’s Underground Railroad Network to Freedom.