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2018 Free Walking Tours: Creative District Tour


The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission invites the public to a walking tour in the Creative District and Historic Downtown area, on Monday, July 9th at 6:30 p.m. 

Get your walking shoes on for a leisurely and stimulating stroll through the heart of the Greeley Creative District and part of the historic downtown!  Along the way you’ll view an amazing variety of murals, a sample of the 30+ Urban Art ‘Trees’, the City’s Art on Loan and 1% for Art sculptures.  Participants will walk down the District’s Art Alley and learn about the collaborative effort between the DDA, City and community artists to produce the murals.  Be sure to bring your sunglasses, camera, and curiosity!  City Assistant City Manager Becky Safarik and Historic Preservation Specialist Betsy Kellums will lead this tour. 

This free public tour begins in front of the Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Avenue.  No reservations are required.

The walking tours provide citizens 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:

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.

August 20      

Trees and History at Linn Grove Cemetery, led by Shiloh Hatcher and David Naill (rescheduled from June) Starting location: Linn Grove Cemetery, 1700 Cedar Avenue, 6 p.m.

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

Release Date:
Jul 3, 2018

For more information, contact:

Betsy Kellums, Historic Preservation Specialist
Community Development Department

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