From Mainstreet Piqua: Embracing History with a Walk!

Posted on: August 24th, 2017 No Comments

 

 

There are two walks left in the Piqua Public Library, Mainstreet Piqua and the Piqua Tourism Council walking tour series. Tour tickets are $5 per person and available at the Mainstreet Piqua office, 326 N. Main Street.

GO WEST TO WILDER AND THE SURROUNDING ARCHITECTURAL TOUR
Date/Time: Saturday, September 9 from 10:30 AM though 12:30
Directions: Meet at the site of the former Wilder Intermediate School at 1120 Nicklin Avenue
This walking tour will look at the architecture of the homes in the twentieth century neighborhood surrounding the former Wilder school (1925) and discuss the development of the entire area. Learn the fascinating history of the Nicklin eagle and learn about the many neighborhood businesses that dot the area.

THE UNKNOWN JOHN JOHNSTON & HIS LAND
Saturday, October 21, 10:30-12:30
Directions: Meet in the main parking lot of the Johnston Farm & Indian Agency, 9845 N Hardin Road, Piqua
John Johnston was a man of many facets and impacted many parts of Ohio and America’s history. This tour will highlight the varied aspects of the man, his contributions, and the rich history of the place he and his family called home.

Tickets are available for the tours at $5.00 each. Tickets may be purchased at the Mainstreet Piqua office at 326 North Main. The tours will be led by Piqua historian Jim Oda & Johnston Farm & Indian Agency director Andy Hite. This project is sponsored by the Piqua Tourism Council with additional assistance from Mainstreet Piqua and the Piqua Public Library.

 

 

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