Quakertown Trolley offering tours


The Salem Historical Society continues to offer tours on the Quakertown Trolley presenting the history of the abolitionist period prior to the Civil War.

The docent will take passengers back in time to the year 1856, giving them a better understanding of the plight of slaves, the working of the Underground Railroad and the abolitionist movement that flourished in Salem prior to the Civil War.

The tour will last approximately 75 minutes. The cost is $10 a person. Walk-ups will be accepted if space is available. Make an early reservation to guarantee the tour.

Scheduled dates are Saturday, 1:30 p.m.; Sept. 13, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; and Sept. 27, 1:30 p.m.

For information and reservations, leave a message at 330-337-6733; your call will be returned. Or send an email to trolley239@aol.com.

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