Underground Railroad Society
of Cass County, Michigan
The mission of the Underground Railroad Society of Cass County (URSCC) is to provide a focal point for exploration into the origins and activities of the Underground Railroad; the unique role the people of Cass County and the surrounding region played throughout its existence, and how it impacted local, state and national history.
A Beautiful Christmas at the Bonine House
Click here to go to the Bonine House Christmas 2014
Enjoy photo galleries of the various rooms and a video!
Angling Elementary (Portage, MI) Wax Museum
Portage Angling Elementary 4th grade presented their "Cass County and Beyond" Wax Museum on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2014.
Happy New Year!
We wish you a healthy, interesting, fulfilling new year. Bonine House is closed for the season, but will re-open for tours in May.
Check here periodically for updates. if you're a URSCC member, you'll hear from us via email; if you would like to become a member, go to our Join/Donate page.
All the best, URSCC
Preserve and restore the James E. Bonine House and Carriage House as outstanding examples of Victorian domestic architecture.
Create a museum, learning center and community meeting house as the focal point for understanding the role Quaker, African-American and other abolitionist groups played in the Underground Railroad.
Create a cultural tourism destination for Underground Railroad enthusiasts that will bring visitors and tourism dollars into the community.
James E. Bonine House Corner of M-60 and Penn Rd., Vandalia, MI 49095
James E Bonine Carriage House M-60 and Calvin Center Road, across M-60 from Bonine House. (Photo is from the back of the building.)
5th Annual UGRR Days a Great Success!
Sam Adams Elementary School (Cassopolis, MI) Wax Museum
Sam Adams Elementary School presented their Wax Museum at the Bonine House.