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Westward Ho! from the Waterfront walking tour this Saturday

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The tour leaves the Detroit Hotel and takes in a small portion of the waterfront before turning onto 4th Avenue Northeast with its wonderful and eclectic collection of tourist accommodations and homes, including some of the oldest buildings left in downtown.  The tour leaves downtown, going westward ho! on the Central Avenue trolley to historic Kenwood, a neighborhood that has received national recognition for its efforts at restoring its many bungalow homes.  The walking tour will include a pleasant stroll among the…

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St. Pete Preservation’s Walking Tours return

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It’s October so it must be fall which means the 2009-2010 walking tour season is ready to get under way! Come join St. Petersburg Preservation this Saturday, October 17 for our “Original” Downtown St. Petersburg Historic Walking Tour. Afterwards, think about lunch at the Saturday Morning Market, located in the parking lot area adjacent to Al Lang Field. Market hours are 9 A.M. to 2 P.M. Then, you might want to take a quick nap before grabbing your bicycle to…

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Westward Ho! from the Waterfront

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With summer heat in the offing, this Saturday offers you the last opportunity of the spring tour season to enjoy St. Petersburg Preservation’s acclaimed tour, “Westward Ho! from the Waterfront.” The tour will gather in front of the historic Detroit Hotel on the NW corner of Central Avenue and 2nd Street at 10AM. Come downtown early and stop at the Saturday Morning Market, located just a couple of blocks from the start of the tour. From the Detroit the tour…

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