History buffs may enjoy learning about the Underground Railroad, freedom seekers, and the families who helped them
About This Deal
- What’s included: Admission and guided or self-guided tour
- Free admission for children aged 5 and under
Need To Know
About Spring Hill Historic Home
Spring Hill Historic Home used to belong to Rotch-Wales families who lived there until 1970s and witnessed many events on the timeline of American history, ranging from the American Revolution to the war in Vietnam. Visitors can learn about the owners of this property as well as listen to the stories about people who came there to seek shelter on the Underground Railroad.
- Size: Spring Hill encompasses 12 acres and 9 structures including the Rotch-Wales family home, and a jailhouse.
- The Building: Built in 1821, the Rotch-Wales family home is a wooden structure that charms with its white walls and a large porch.
- Special Programs: Spring Hill organizes numerous events throughout the year, including a Friday Flea market, and an Underground Railroad Experience performance.
- Leave Your Mark: History enthusiasts can become volunteers at Spring Hill and help with event planning, serve as tour guides, tend to the collection, and help with other activities.