Historic Walking Tours

Yellow Springs Heritage will be offering historic walking tours each month (April-October).*

Join us for a journey between the facts and fiction of Yellow Springs history!

Photograph courtesy of Antiochiana, Antioch College.

Photograph courtesy of Antiochiana, Antioch College.

There is a $5 per person charge to participate in the walking tours.  Tickets can be purchased online, up until midnight the day before the tour, or can be purchased the day of the walking tour.

All participants receive $1 in Corner Cone Cash and the first twenty participants receive a $2 coupon (excludes the purchase of alcohol) for the Yellow Springs Brewery and a $2 coupon for Dark Star Books.

All tours, unless otherwise noted, will begin at the Mills Park Hotel, located at the corner of Xenia Ave and Limestone Street, at 1 PM.

Group tours, for both the YS Heritage and the 365 Project walking tours can be arranged at a discounted rate. Please contact ysheritage@gmail.com at least three weeks prior to tour date to make arrangements.

2017 Historical Walking Tour Schedule

*Purchase Tickets.

April 22, 2017-Blacks in Yellow Springs (Led by members of the 365 Project).
April 29, 2017-CANCELLED due to inclement weather-History of Social Justice
May 13, 2017-Historical Black Residential Areas in Yellow Springs (Led by members of the 365 Project).
May 27, 2017-History of Glen Forest Cemetery
June 3, 2017-
The History of Glen Helen (The tour will begin at the Trailside Museum).
June 17, 2017-The History of Yellow Springs Parks
June 24, 2017-Historical Black Businesses of Yellow Springs (Led by members of the 365 Project).
July 15, 2017-Historic Homes of Yellow Springs, North
July 22, 2017-
Blacks in Yellow Springs (Led by members of the 365 Project).

August 19, 2017-Historic Schools of Yellow Springs
August 26, 2017-
Faith Communities in Yellow Springs (Led by members of the 365 Project).

September 16, 2017-Historical Black Residential Areas in Yellow Springs (Led by members of the 365 Project).
September 23, 2017-
Historic Homes of Yellow Springs, South

October 7, 2017-The History of Glen Helen (The tour will begin at the Trailside Museum).
October 21, 2017-
Historical Black Businesses of Yellow Springs (Led by members of the 365 Project).
November 4, 2017-
Igo Ghost Story Walking Tour

Photograph courtesy of Teri Linden.

Photograph courtesy of Teri Linden.

*In the event of inclement weather, tours may be cancelled/rescheduled.  Follow us on FaceBook or Twitter @ysheritage, to stay up-to-date.

 

 


 

One comment on “Walking Tours and Programs

  1. Teri Clark Linden on said:

    Thank you again Robin for such a wonderful and educational historical tour of our town cemetery for the Antioch School children! We all had a wonderful time! Now that I have experienced this along with your tour of the downtown area, I am looking forward very much to the next one!