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Underground Railroad Exhibit - David Nickens Heritage Center

Underground Railroad Exhibit

The David Nickens Heritage Center
71 West Fourth Street
Chillicothe, Ohio  45601

Submitted by

Beverly Gray
Chillicothe, Ohio

The  David Nickens Heritage Center

Mission Statement

To preserve and exhibit both local and national African American heritage and culture.

To establish a local heritage center that can be utilized to conduct meetings and conferences as well as facilitate continual learning for all community members.


The Nickens Heritage Center is located at 71 West Fourth Street, Chillicothe, Ohio  45601.  This site is a historical landmark, built in 1854.

Phone: 740-773-3644

Or call  740-775-7866

Email:        heritagecenter@horizonview.net

The Heritage Center is currently open by appointment.

Admission is free

Allow an hour for the tour 

The Current exhibit is :

  • The Underground Railroad

The following exhibits are being planned:

  • The  19th Century African American Woman

  • The African American Church in America

  • First Baptist Church of Chillicothe, Ohio

Category: Calendar of Events | Subcategory: Underground Railroad Exhibit | Tags: underground railroad , ohio
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