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Second Saturday Walking Tour: Springfield Past & Present- A Historical Look at the Grandeur of Chestnut Street
September 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
On September 11 at 10:30am join local historian Derek Strahan for a walking tour that will explore the days when Chestnut Street was lined with grand 19th century mansions. With the help of historic maps and photographs, Derek will tell the stories of these long-lost houses and the famous artists, publishers, military leaders, and business tycoons who once lived in them. Please buy your ticket in person at Springfield Museums no later than 10:30 am on September 11. It will start at Springfield Museums and last for an hour to an hour and a half. It is free to members of Springfield Museums, the Armoury Quadrangle Association, and Springfield Preservation Trust. For all nonmembers the cost is $5.