Preserving history together.
Our walking tour examines the complex history of a small village, centered around its role in the Underground Railroad.Schedule a tour
The Waverly Walking Tour attracts visitors all year round with a heightened level of activity during the spring and summer months. Hundreds of individuals have experienced the tour either through school groups, family visits, organizational tours or social clubs. Many have taken advantage of the self-guided tours.Learn more
Colorful, commemorative t-shirts celebrating 100 years of the Waverly Community House! Various sizes available. $10
Passport To Your National Parks: Explore, learn, and protect while you visit, explore, and collect! Stickers included. $15
A glimpse into how African American history is preserved & interpreted in America’s National Parks. $9
A visual glimpse into the last 100 years of the Waverly Community House, spanning from 1919 to the present. $35
This March, Destination Freedom: The Underground Railroad Walking Tour became a part of the National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. The tour, managed by the Waverly Community House, joined 16 new listings representing sites and programs in 11 states across the country.
The National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom accepted Destination Freedom: The Underground Railroad Walking Tour, owned and managed by Waverly Community House in Waverly Township, Lackawanna County, as one of 16 new listings from the 43rd round of applications, representing sites and programs in 11 states across the country.
The important first step in discovering this history is to stop by the Waverly Community House and take the tour for yourself! Give us a call at 570-586-8191 to learn more information or to set up a tour! Due to the current pandemic and social distancing guidelines, tours are limited to groups of 10 or less and access to the Comm itself (including bathrooms) is limited so please plan your trip accordingly. We look forward to seeing you!