Housatonic Heritage Hike to the Finney Monument: Saturday, September 22, 10am, Cunningham Road
Did you know that the “Father of American Revivalism,” abolitionist and Oberlin College president Charles Finney, was born in Warren? Walk back in time with the Warren Land Trust and the Warren Historical Society, though the woods to a hidden monument commemorating Finney’s birthplace, and learn more about this controversial figure, the Warren of his day, and his homestead’s natural surroundings.
What: Housatonic Heritage Walk to the Finney Monument
When: Saturday, September 22, 10am
Where: Off Cunningham Road in Warren - park at the end of the paved road
Who: Co-sponsored by the Warren Land Trust and Warren Historical Society
Why: learn about Finney, Warren in his era, and what’s in Warren’s woods in early autumn
The details: 2 miles out-and-back along a wooded trail; flat but uneven terrain; bring a water bottle and dress for a walk in the woods; older children and friendly, leashed dogs are welcome; refreshments provided.
Registration recommended. To register or with questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.