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Spring Hill was a sight on the Underground Railroad in the 1820s. Home to the Rotch-Wales families, it has witnessed over 150 years of history and shows that ordinary people do extraordinary things. Spring Hill is open seasonally for regular tours...more
We had our daughters Bridal Shower here and it was beautiful. The staff was very nice and helped in everyway they could. The only draw back was no air conditioning. They had plenty of fans and with the windows open we had a nice breeze!!!
Home of Thomas and Charity Rotch, the Quaker founders of Kendall. The Rotches brought merino sheep to Ohio from New England. The house is listed on the National Historic Register for being a stop on the Underground Railroad. Guided tours of the house and grounds.
The home is a well preserved example of an upper class home and farm from the 1800s. I took my granddaughter because she has an interest in the underground railroad and they were one of the "stations". They have opened new sections of the home...More
Date of experience: July 2016
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Management response:Responded November 8, 2016
Thank you so much for coming to visit us, Guy! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We are always striving to do more for our community and share our history of ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
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This beautiful home was the first one in the Sippo Valley - built long before there were any towns in the surrounding area. It has a special place for hiding travellers on the Underground Railroad. It is well worth your time to take a tour,...More
I haven't been to Spring Hill Home in a while, but the times that I did visit there was very entertaining and I learned a lot about slavery and the underground railroad. The location is well kept up and the grounds are well maintained. This...More
Visited during their Apple Butter Festival. Lots of fun, good parking, good food. Also toured the house and learned more about the Underground as it was one of the stopping points for it! Very interesting, to say the least.