Hanby House, an Ohio History Connection site, will be open for tours on Thursday, September 15 from 1-3pm. View a short film about the life of William Hanby and his son Benjamin Hanby. William Hanby was a conductor on the Underground Railroad, founder of Otterbein University and editor of a religious newspaper. His son Benjamin, was the revered composer of “Darling Nellie Gray”, a popular anti-slavery ballad and the ever popular “Up on the Housetop.” Tour the Hanby family home which contains family items and is a good example of an average family abode in the 19th century. Learn about life in that era.