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Exploring the Past

Historic Sylvania Walking Tours

2019-06-07 18:00:00 2019-06-07 19:00:00 America/New_York Exploring the Past During summer Red Bird District First Friday Art Walks in Downtown Sylvania, the Library and Heritage Sylvania are leading historical walking tours to help the community reconnect with the past. Lathrop House

Friday, June 07
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-06-07 18:00:00 2019-06-07 19:00:00 America/New_York Exploring the Past During summer Red Bird District First Friday Art Walks in Downtown Sylvania, the Library and Heritage Sylvania are leading historical walking tours to help the community reconnect with the past. Lathrop House

Lathrop House

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During summer Red Bird District First Friday Art Walks in Downtown Sylvania, the Library and Heritage Sylvania are leading historical walking tours to help the community reconnect with the past.

Exploring the Past: Historic Sylvania Walking Tours

All tours begin at 6:00pm (and last 45min. - 1hr.)

June 7 - Location: Lathrop House / Beginning at Lathrop House guests will tour through Ravine Park and Harroun Barn, retracing the path escaped enslaved people took through Sylvania.  We’ll start at the Lathrop House to learn a bit about the Underground Railroad in our area, and then take a walking tour through the ravine and to the Harroun Barn with Sue McHugh, site manager of the Lathrop House.

July 5 / Location: Heritage Center Museum / Join us at the Heritage Center Museum/Cooke Home for a walking discovery tour of downtown Sylvania.  Led by Dr. Ted Ligibel and other local experts, we’ll discover some of the hidden architectural gems in our neighborhood and hear some stories about our downtown’s past.

August 2 / Location: Heritage Sylvania Historical Village / Led by Andi Erbskorn Executive Director of Heritage Sylvania, take a guided tour of the Historical Village.  See the interior of the buildings and learn more about the history we share with our school groups and also the history of the Historical Village.  The tour will meet at the Entrance to the Historical Village at 6:00 pm.

September 6 / Location: Downtown Sylvania Library / Dr. Ted Ligibel will help you discover more about the history of the commercial area around the Library and Historic Downtown Sylvania.  Learn how the railroad impacted our development and some of the great architectural treasures of our downtown.  The tour leaves at 6:00 from the Sylvania Branch Library.

All tours are weather permitting, and content is subject to change.

AGE GROUP: | All Ages |

EVENT TYPE: | History/Travel/Genealogy |

Library in the Community

Phone: 4192595200
Branch manager
TLCPL

Hours
Mon, Jul 15 Closed
Tue, Jul 16 Closed
Wed, Jul 17 Closed
Thu, Jul 18 Closed
Fri, Jul 19 Closed
Sat, Jul 20 Closed
Sun, Jul 21 Closed

About the branch

Please note that this is a community location (not at a Library location.) Please see event description to confirm location.

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