Bicycle Tours of Holyoke: The Mills Text Size
Event takes place on September 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM until 12:30 PM
Wistariahurst Museum, 238 Cabot Street
A Healthy Dose of History!
The Mills: Grab your bike and join us for this tour focusing on the history of the nationally recognized historic district around the canals and nearby mills. Learn about the city’s industrial history and canal landscapes as Della Penna shares his insights into manufacturing industry in Holyoke. The tour route will begin and end at Holyoke Heritage State Park and will include stops on Race Street, Bridge Street and Lyman Street.
The tours will be led by Craig Della Penna, a local Holyoke historian and real estate broker. He is the author of five books and numerous op‐ed pieces/guest editorials on the value of rail trails and greenways in the context of residential real estate and smart growth development.
Posted on September 2, 2015 by Wistaria Hurst