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Historic Walking Tours


  • 76-78 W. Church Street
  • 14 E. Washington Street
  • 39 S. Magnolia Avenue
  • 65 E. Central Boulevard
  • 110 W. Church Street
  • 13-23 W. Pine Street

Join Historic Preservation Officer Richard Forbes each month for a tour of the Downtown Historic District to learn about Orlando’s rich history. To join our Historic Walking Tour, RSVP to Rose at 407.246.3789. If you can’t make a guided tour, click here for a printable self-guided walking tour of downtown, or click here for an interactive map.

  • Cost: Free
  • Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • Location: Rogers Kiene Building, 39 S Magnolia Avenue, Orlando FL 32801
  • Duration: 1.5 Hours


Learn the answers to:

  • Which adaptive reuse structure built in 1927 was once called the “Million dollar courthouse”?
  • Which downtown building had the first crematorium in the South?
  • Which building reportedly had its unique siding shipped from England in the late 1880s?
  • Which building is named for a famous World Series champion baseball player?
  • And how several of our historic buildings have been adapted from their original use to serve modern functions!


Tours take place the first Friday of the month October – May.

  • February 1, 2019
  • March 1, 2019
  • April 5, 2019
  • May 3, 2019