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Historic Tree Tour of Downtown Louisville: Historic Walking Tours

Historic Walking Tours

Advance registration is requested for all Walking Tours. Click HERE to register.

 

“Historic Tree Tour of Downtown Louisville”

Saturday, June 22, 9 AM

Saturday, Sept. 7, 9 AM

Join Chris Lichty, Louisville’s City Forester, for a guided walking tour of the historic and significant trees in downtown Louisville. This tour is cosponsored by the Parks & Recreation Dept. and the Louisville Historical Museum. Meet at the Louisville Historical Museum, 1001 Main St.

 

 “Louisville’s Little Italy”

Saturday, June 29, 9 AM

Saturday, Sept. 28, 9 AM

Diane Marino leads this tour of Louisville’s ‘Little Italy’ neighborhood, which she last gave in 2014. The particularly high concentration of Italians in Little Italy and the separation of the neighborhood from the rest of the town due to the railroad tracks led to the formation of an especially tightknit neighborhood. Meet at the intersection of Front and Griffith Streets.

 

“Hidden History”

Saturday, July 13, 9 AM

Saturday, Sept. 14, 9 AM

Beneath your feet and all around you are stories from the past. Take a tour of downtown Louisville with Gigi Yang and discover the hidden history that buildings can tell about how people used to live, work, and play in Louisville. Meet outside 1006 Pine (Casa Alegre).

 

“Pine Street Perspectives”

Saturday, July 27, 9 AM

Saturday, August 10, 9 AM

Bridget Bacon leads this tour of four blocks of Pine Street from Front to Grant and back again. Topics to be covered include the intersection of Pine and Main, the 1915 killing of Town Marshal Victor Helburg on Pine Street, and the history of the Baptist Church at 701 Grant. Meet outside 637 Front (Lucky Pie).

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