Underground Railway/Black History Tour

  • September 23, 2024
  • 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Southern Ontario
  • 11

Registration

  • Regular Price

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Cost $90

A full day of touring with commentary by Warren Stauch himself as the luxury motorcoach meanders through rural Ontario 

Route 

We will travel from Cambridge to Kitchener-Waterloo and then on to a stop in Hawkesville in Wellesley Township through Wallenstein to a stop in Glen Allan in Mapleton Township (Wellington County). From there, we will travel north to Teviotdale and will follow county road 6 to Mount Forest. We will then travel to Priceville (Southgate Township) with a stop at the Old Durham Road cemetery. We'll then take highway 10 from Flesherton to Markdale to Chatsworth and on to Owen Sound, the northern terminus of the Underground Railroad, where we will have lunch.

A buffet luncheon, including soup, an assortment of sandwiches & desserts, coffee will be provided by the Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary of Owen Sound

After lunch, we we'll do a drive through Owen Sound focusing on the Black History of the area. We may have a stop at the Grey Bruce Museum, south of Owen Sound. Then we will head south on Highway 6 to Fergus (Richard Pierpoint Settlement) and Guelph (British Methodist Episcopalian church) before heading back to Cambridge, arriving at approximately 5:30 PM.

    Registration Notes

    • Maximum of 5 guests per registered member
    • Maximum number of reservations available is 54
    • Wait list will be available once capacity is reached
    • Cut off date for cancellations is August 20, 2024
    • No refunds after August 20, 2024
    • If there are fewer than 40 registrants as of August 20, 024 the event will be cancelled with refunds to all registrants

    Transportation

    We will depart Cambridge (pickup spot will be the Portuguese Club on Townline Road). at 8:30 AM. Our target time to return to the Portuguese Club is 5:00PM (In reality it could be 4:30 to 5:30 PM)

    If you have questions please contact Norm Steele at (519) 212-0303 or email him at steelenorm013@gmail.com.


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