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UAC's Downtown Toledo Walking Tours For 2013

The UAC partners with the Toledo Lucas County Public Library to conduct free tours of Downtown Toledo. The volunteer tour guides are trained in Toledo history and architecture.

» View the 2013 Downtown Toledo Walking Tours flyer «

If you've enjoyed a Downtown Toledo Walking Tour and are interested in being a tour guide, click here to find out how!

The Discover Downtown Toledo Walking Tours are on Thursdays at lunchtime (Noon - 1pm) from July 11 through August 29. They'll happen "Rain or Shine", and parking on Downtown Toledo streets is free between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

DateTour Details
July 11Wright Harvey House: One of Toledo's finest examples of 1800's architecture (meet at 1832 Cherry St., park next to house on east side of bldg.)
July 18Casey Pomeroy House: What comes after an "extreme" makeover (meet at 802 Huron St.)
July 25Revealing a Panther: Owens Corning World Headquarters(meet at main entrance, park in main parking lot; this tour is limited to 30 people - RSVP by July 23 to Irene Martin (irene.martin@toledolibrary.org or 419-259-5233)
Aug. 1Discover the Oliver House: The oldest commercial building in Toledo (meet at 27 Braodway St. in parking lot near entrance to Maumee Bay Brewing Co.)
Aug. 8Scott High School at 100: Come see how great the building looks after it's renovation (meet and park in the school parking lot at back of building)
Aug. 15Toledo Blade Building: Home to one of Toledo's longest running businesses (meet at main entrance, 541 N. Superior St., at Orange St.)
Aug. 22Unmasking the Warehouse District: St. Clair "Hipster" Village - What makes it hip? (meet a Downtown Latte, 44 S. St. Clair St.)
Aug. 29Uptown Adams St. ... NOT Downtown Adams St.: What makes Uptown hip? (meet at 17th St. and Adams St.)

Project Coordinator: UAC, phone 419-530-3592

Special Tour Coordinator: Irene Martin, Local History, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, phone 419-259-5234, email imartin@toledolibrary.org

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