Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation announces walking tours schedule

Historic strolls kick off on Sunday in Saratoga Springs

Historic strolls kick off on Sunday in Saratoga Springs, offering tours of various neighborhoods.

The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation has announced its schedule of historic walking tours.

This year’s strolls start on Sunday and will be offered every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. through Aug. 25 in various neighborhoods.

Tours highlight the Gut neighborhood, mail-order houses on the East Side, the diverse history of the historic West Side, mansions of North Broadway and more. 

The first tour is “Down in the Valley: Exploring the Gut” on Sunday, June 16 at 10:30 a.m. Alexandra Morgan explores the area behind Broadway known as “The Gut,” which was home to many working-class and Jewish families who provided important contributions to the community. This tour meets at the northwest corner of Putnam and Spring streets at the Hathorn Spring.

The cost per tour is $15 for foundation members and $20 for non-members.

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