The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation (SSPF) will host a walking tour of Saratoga Springs‘ historic Franklin Square as part of their Summer Sunday Stroll program, on Sunday, June 26th.
Beginning at 10:30 am, stroll leader Carrie Woerner, Assemblywoman and former SSPF Executive Director, will highlight historic Franklin Square, Saratoga’s oldest residential neighborhood during Summer Sunday Stroll “Wealth & Wellness: Franklin Square.” Today it is a veritable showcase of American architectural history. This tour meets at the northwest corner of Division Street and Railroad Place.
All Sunday morning tours last approximately 90 minutes and require walking and standing on varied terrain. Tours will be limited to thirty and tickets must be purchased in advance. The cost per tour is $15 for SSPF members and $20 for non-members.
Next Sunday, July 3rd at 10:30 am, George DeMers will lead guests through the restored historic West Side to learn about Saratoga’s Irish and Italian immigrants as well as the black community who helped shape this unique district. Additional tours this summer highlight the mineral springs of downtown, mail-order houses on the east side, mansions of North Broadway, architecture of the Saratoga Spa State Park, and much more.
For additional information or to purchase tickets to any of the upcoming strolls and events visit the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation website, call (518) 587-5030, or email Jacqueline Bunge, Events & Programs Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo of Marvin Sackett Todd House provided.