Feb 11: 27th Annual Tour of Historic Florence

10 am – 4 pm. Florence will celebrate its 27th Annual Tour of Historic Florence on Saturday, February 11, 2012. Eleven historic homes, commercial buildings, and public buildings dating from 1868 to 1930 will be featured on the tour. The self-guided Tour of Historic Florence begins at McFarland SHP, at the corner of Main Street and Ruggles Street in downtown Florence.

MCFA_364To commemorate the Arizona Centennial, the Pinal County Historical Society Museum will host the “Pictorial History of Arizona” presented by author Jim Turner at 2 pm. History comes to life at the Blue Adobe Meeting Center where local historians perform during the Southwestern History Hub Matinee Show at Noon.

Admission for adults is $10 in advance or $12 on the day of the tour, children under 18 are free. Trolleys will provide transportation to all tour sites except the Windmill Winery. Proceeds from the tour support downtown revitalization activities of the Florence Main Street Program. Visit www.florencemainstreet.com or call 520-868-4496 or toll free (866) 977-4496 to buy tickets or get more information.

Source: Arizona State Parks

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