April 30, 2022, 1:00pm

Underground Railroad Shuttle Tour ( 1-3 PM)

Underground Railroad Shuttle Tour ( 1-3 PM)

Alton Visitor Center

200 Piasa Street
Alton, Illinois 62002

  • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Learn about local, Underground Railroad sites on a shuttle tour with J.E. Robinson Tours and the Great Rivers and Routes Tourism Bureau. The two-hour guided shuttle tours will stop at some of the sites that were part of the Underground Railroad system including Rocky Fork Church, Enos Apartments and more.

Alton’s riverfront location along the Mighty Mississippi played a vital role in helping slaves make connections to the freedom of the northern U.S. Buried beneath the streets of Alton and Godfrey, remnants of this period in history still exist.

For more information, please contact the Great Rivers and Routes Visitors Bureau at (800) 258-6645.

****Ticket is non-refundable****
****Shuttle is not ADA accessible****

Upcoming Dates

  • Saturday, April 30
  • Saturday, May 14
  • Saturday, June 4
  • Saturday, September 17
  • Saturday, October 22
  • Saturday, November 5


When visiting or driving through Alton, you must plan a stop at the Alton Visitor Center. The friendly staff can provide suggestions for activities and restaurants in the Great Rivers & Routes…
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