Blog Post: A Visit to Whitney Plantation

OHC volunteer Melva Tolbert writes about her visit to Whitney Plantation in Louisiana, the first museum in the nation to focus primarily on slavery. Read the blog.

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New Digital Tour of Downtown Oberlin

New this summer!  You can move at your own pace through Oberlin’s business district with our brand new “Picture the Past” tablet tour of historic downtown Oberlin.  The tour covers a one block radius extending from the corner of Main and College Streets and is filled with fun facts, historic photographs, and more! Full Story

OHC announces Liz Schultz as new Executive Director

Elizabeth (Liz) Schultz

Following a national search, the Oberlin Heritage Center is pleased to announce that Elizabeth (Liz) Schultz will become the local history and preservation nonprofit organization’s next executive director.  Full Story

Also Inside

Oct 17 - Lorain County Preservation Network Open House
Oct 28 - Frederick Douglass One Man Show
Nov 6 - 8 Oberlin College Parents Weekend Tours
Nov 11 - Old Secrets / New Stories of Oberlin’s Underground Railroad
Dec 08 - Ansku: American in Suomi