Stroll Through History to offer afternoon “Valley Jewel” Bus Tours
Beat the afternoon heat and join historian David Wilkinson, author of “Crafting a Valley Jewel: the Architects & Builders of Woodland”, and preservation architect Roger Klemm on a fascinating Stroll Through History bus tour showcasing Woodland’s exceptional architectural history. The 1.5 hour tour in the comfort of an air conditioned tour bus, will trace the full spectrum of Woodland’s architecture and history spanning 150 years.
Relax, enjoy and learn how and why Woodland is indeed a Valley Jewel. Free raffle drawing for prizes and other surprises await passengers.
Each bus tour will cover different parts of Woodland:
1:30 PM Tour Beginning with the early pioneer houses, including town founder Frank & Gertrude Freeman’s first home built in 1857 when Woodland was called “Yolo City”, participants will cruise through beautiful tree-lined historic neighborhoods and learn the story behind houses from the Victorian era through the 20th century including classic examples of Ranch style and Mid-Century modern houses.
3:15 PM Tour will traverse Woodland’s core historical areas both north and south of Main Street, including Beamer Park, to view Woodland’s beautiful neighborhoods. We will then travel across town to Springlake, a new area of Woodland inspired by Woodland’s classic neighborhoods and compare and contrast the old with the new.
Each bus tour will include one stop for a short peek inside an exceptional Woodland home. The bus tour will load and begin at Second and Court streets just north of Heritage Plaza.
Tickets cost $15 and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Buy your tickets now to reserve your seat on the bus!
See you there!
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