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Spring Hill Historic Home

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Massillon History

The tour guide was very informative! It was very hot and humid today 88+ and both guides were... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Shelby E
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Hidden gem

My wife and I visited Springhill in Massillon ( her first) and enjoyed it completely. The amazing... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
John G
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5 Aug 2018
“Massillon History”
18 Jun 2018
“Hidden gem”
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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
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1401 Spring Hill Ln NE, Massillon, OH 44646-2500
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The tour guide was very informative! It was very hot and humid today 88+ and both guides were accomidating offering cool towels and cold water. We learned a lot and enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Shelby E
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited Springhill in Massillon ( her first) and enjoyed it completely. The amazing thing is to have an historic home like this in our city. It is truly a hidden gem.

2  Thank John G
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

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.

1  Thank ladymarian1938
Reviewed 16 August 2017

It wasn't easy to find this place. But when I arrived the volonteers were so welcoming. Gave a lot of information about the time before the civil war.

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Management response:Responded 17 August 2017

Thank you for your kind words. I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully we will soon have better signage so we're easier to find! Thank you again. S.K. Smith

Reviewed 11 July 2016

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

1  Thank Guy S
Management response:Responded 9 November 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. If your granddaughter is still interested...More

Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

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

1  Thank Helen D
Reviewed 9 February 2016

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

Thank Gloria G
Reviewed 12 November 2015

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.

1  Thank L8dflyer
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