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2018 Free Walking Tours

The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission invites the public to a walking tour in the downtown area with a theme of Adaptive Reuse of Historic Buildings, on Monday, June 11th at 6:30 p.m.

Betsy Kellums, Greeley Historic Preservation Specialist, will lead the tour, and attendees will visit sites that have been preserved and rehabilitated for compatible uses.  This free public tour begins at the Greeley Union Pacific Railroad Depot, the current location of the Greeley Chamber of Commerce and Visit Greeley, 902 7th Avenue.  No reservations are required, but participants should wear walking shoes and bring a water bottle.

The walking tours provide residents with a chance to hear about and see interesting sites with historical, cultural and architectural significance to Greeley.  The 2018 walking tours will be held in various locations around town.  The remainder of the tour schedule for 2018 is as follows:

June 11
Adaptive Reuse of Historic Buildings, led by Betsy Kellums. Starting location: Greeley Union Pacific Railroad Depot, 902 7th Avenue, 6:30 p.m.

LinnGrove TreesJune 18
Trees and Linn Grove Cemetery, led by Shiloh Hatcher and David Naill.  Starting location: Linn Grove Cemetery, 1700 Cedar Avenue, 6:30 p.m.

July 9
Greeley’s Creative District and Historic Preservation, led by Becky Safarik and Betsy Kellums.  Starting location: in front of the Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Avenue, 6:30 p.m.

July 30
Flower Power and Sit-Ins: Greeley in the 1960s ; a pre-Chautauqua event; Location: Hensel Phelps Theater, 651 10th Avenue, 6:30 p.m. This will be a “sit-in” in lieu of a walking tour, in keeping with the 1960s theme.  Come dressed in 1960s clothing.

For more information, contact Betsy Kellums in the Historic Preservation Office at or 970-350-9222.  

Release Date:
May 31, 2018
For more information, contact:
Betsy Kellums, Historic Preservation Specialist
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