The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission continues to sponsor free summer walking tours during July, August and September. The next tour will be about Greeley’s water system, taking place on Monday, July 11th and starting at the Centennial Park Library parking lot, 2227 23rd Avenue at 7 p.m. City of Greeley Water and Sewer Director Jon Monson and Reservoirs Supervisor Paul Wood will be guiding the tour and discussing Greeley’s water system and its history, facts about the reservoirs, and the Xeriscape Garden. This tour is a Chautauqua pre-event, with the theme of “visionaries.” Participants are encouraged to wear sturdy walking shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.
The walking tours provide citizens with a chance to hear about and see interesting sites with historical and cultural significance to Greeley. The remaining walking tour schedule for 2011 is as follows:
Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra and Monfort Concert Hall: A
Backstage Tour, starting location: UCCC box office, 701 10th
Avenue, 7 p.m.
Glenmere: A Visionary Park & Tree Tour (Chautauqua pre-event),
starting location: playground on west end of Glenmere Park, 6:30
Sunrise Neighborhood, starting location: northeast corner of Sunrise
Park, 11th Street and 4th Avenue, 5:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Betsy Kellums in the Historic Preservation Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 970.350.9222.