Harveysburg Free Black School

Tours of Harveysburg Free Black School are by appointment only.

  • Location: (Map It) 23 North St. · Harveysburg, Ohio
  • Phone: 513-897-6195

The Harveysburg Free Black School tours:  Welcome to the very first free school in Ohio for black (African-American) children. The town was a once renowned stop along the Underground Railroad. The one-room schoolhouse was founded in the 1830’s by the Quakers and was recently restored to reflect its former self as a nineteenth-century classroom.  In addition to providing education to young freed slaves, the school also taught to Native-American children in the area.