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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

Our Downtown Historic Walking Tour is now available online and on your phone by clicking here

Join Historic Preservation Officer Richard Forbes each month for a tour of the Downtown Historic District to learn:

  • About the “million dollar courthouse” built in 1927
  • 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!

Upcoming Guided Tours:

  • Friday, February 2, 2018
  • Friday, March 2, 2018
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
  • Friday, May 4, 2018

The Downtown Historic Walking Tours are free. They start at 9:30 a.m. at the Downtown Information Center, 201 S. Orange Avenue. Tours last approximately 1 1/2 hours.  Please RSVP to Rose at 407.246.3789.

Can’t make the guided tour? Click here for a printable self guided walking tour of downtown. Special Tour groups may be available upon request. Please direct inquiries to Richard Forbes at 407.246.3350.