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1/28/15 -- Commencement / Reunion / Memorial Day Weekend May 23-24 (Saturday and Sunday, various times). The Oberlin Heritage Center offers a number of different options for guided tours and themed history walks throughout the weekend. Read More ...

5/16/15 -- Oberlin Heritage Center camps are designed to stimulate children's creativity and allow them to experience history, architecture, art, crafts, games, and the tastes and sounds of diverse cultures. Read More ...

1/30/15 -- Summer / Fall History Walks
Join us for Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday History Walk this summer and early fall. Reservations are required for all history walks so don't wait - Register online or by visiting the Oberlin Heritage Center. Read More ...

1/28/15 -- June 10 (Wednesday, 7:15 p.m.) Local Stories of Quarry Life. The history of Lorain County quarrying is presented in this illustrated program by James Hieb, Executive Vice President/CEO of the Marble Institute of America (Oberlin, Ohio). Jim is the author of Sandstone Center of the World: Images and Stories of Quarrying Life in Amherst, South Amherst, and Lorain County, Ohio which documents 160 years of quarry life in the region. He has researched quarry history and collected stories for many years from retired quarry workers, including Foyster Matlock, grandfather of Hieb's wife, Christa. Read More ...

1/30/15 -- June 13 (Saturday, all day) Juneteenth. A community-wide tradition commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. The Oberlin Heritage Center will participate along with many other area organizations hosting booths along Tappan Square. For more information, visit www.juneteenthoberlin.com. Read More ...

1/28/15 -- June 20 (Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Observe or take part in Oberlin's tenth annual Chalk Walk celebration which continues the tradition of festive, colorful sidewalk painting that began in 16th century Italy. All skill levels are welcome - work alongside master professional artists and local artists as they create works of sidewalk art all over downtown Oberlin. High quality chalk is provided free. Stop by the Oberlin Heritage Center's table on South Main Street for a fun break! For more, visit http://www.oberlinchalkwalk.com/. Read More ...

5/8/15 -- The Oberlin Heritage Center will offer a Freedom's Friends History Walk at 11:00 a.m. on Independence Day.

Register for the History Walk

The offices will be closed for the holiday and no Upstairs / Downstairs tours will be offered.  Read More ...

Also Inside

Date Title
1/28/15 May 27 - From Civil War to Civil Rights: Oral History Stories
4/15/15 July 27-31 Summer Camp: Oberlin Changed The World
4/15/15 Aug 3-7 Summer Camp: Architecture
4/15/15 Aug 10-14 Summer Camp: Artists in Their Time
1/28/15 Aug 8 - Family Fun Fair