|Plainfield Historical Society - Tour of Historical Downtown|
|Time(s):||6:00 PM - 7:30 PM|
|Location:||Corner of Lockport and DesPlaines Streets adjacent to Andreasen Travel|
|Description:||Tour of Historical Downtown Plainfield Whether you are new to the community or a descendant of one of the first pioneer families to settle in Plainfield, plan to enjoy a Walking Tour of Downtown Plainfield led by members of the Plainfield Historical Society. Downtown buildings and their history will be showcased as well as many of the original businesses and their proprietors. Original photos from the 1800s will be shown. The tour will include many details regarding events such as the fires that took place on both sides of Lockport Street and the robbery of the Plainfield State Bank. Discussion of the Worst Barber Shop and Jones Hardware, two of the longest-operated businesses in town, will be shared. Each tour will consist of three segments of Lockport Street and one along DesPlaines Street to the Village Green. Participants will gather at the corner of Lockport and DesPlaines Streets adjacent to Andreasen Travel.
Weather cancellations will be made 90 minutes prior to the start of the program and you can check the status of the tour by going to the Society’s Facebook page, facebook.com/plainfieldhistoricalsociety or our Twitter page, @OldPlainfieldIL
Ages 18 & up | R $5/NR $10 | Min. 1/Max. 60 Refunds may be picked up at the Historical Society’s Museum, 23836 Main St., on Saturdays between 1-4 pm