Sep
10
Tue
The History Center: Walking Tour – Linwood Cemetery @ Murdoch/Linwood Building
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Experience the history of the oldest cemetery on the west side of Cedar Rapids. Highlights include visiting the final resting site of some of the infamous Cherry Sisters and a look at the memorial to the victims of the May 1919 Douglas Starch Works Explosion in Cedar Rapids.

Tour starts and ends at the entrance to the cemetery behind the Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home at 520 Wilson Avenue SW.

Ticket Prices
Members: $5
General: $7

Oct
1
Tue
The History Center: Walking Tour – Creep the Alleys #1 @ Town Centre Plaza
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Downtown alleys reveal a great deal of history about Cedar Rapids buildings and they can be a little spooky too! Come explore the dark side of downtown architecture with this unique historic alley tour.

Included areas stories of how alleys function as service and utility access, how they provided secret entrances for Prohibition era businesses as well as clever retail store designs. There will be a few surprises along the tour as well! Please wear alley appropriate footwear!

*All Alley Tours will be limited to the first 75 people

Ticket Prices
Members: $5
General: $7

Oct
8
Tue
The History Center: Walking Tour – Creep the Alleys #2 @ Town Centre Plaza
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Downtown alleys reveal a great deal of history about Cedar Rapids buildings and they can be a little spooky too! Come explore the dark side of downtown architecture with this unique historic alley tour.

Included areas stories of how alleys function as service and utility access, how they provided secret entrances for Prohibition era businesses as well as clever retail store designs. There will be a few surprises along the tour as well! Please wear alley appropriate footwear!

*All Alley Tours will be limited to the first 75 people

Ticket Prices
Members: $5
General: $7