Gazelle Sports Historic Walks

HistoricWalks

Co-sponsored by Gazelle Sports and the
WMU Archives and Regional History Collections

Join Gazelle Sports and Lynn Houghton for another exciting year of historical walking tours around the Kalamazoo area. Lynn Houghton is the Regional History Curator for the Western Michigan University Archives and Regional History Collections and co-author of “Kalamazoo Lost & Found.”

Walks take place rain or shine unless severe weather is predicted.

2017 Friday Morning Walks • 8 am

June 2 • Haymarket/Arcadia Creek
Meet at Gazelle Sports, 214 S. Kalamazoo Mall

June 16 • Oakwood Park (New)
Meet at Oakwood Elementary, 3140 Laird St.

July 7 • Vine Historic District
Meet at S. Westnedge Ave. & Vine St.

July 21 • Village of Schoolcraft
Meet at Leo J. Burch Park, W. Clay St.

August 4 • Main Street, Kalamazoo (New)
Meet at Gazelle Sports, 214 S. Kalamazoo Mall

August 25 • Eastside
Meet at East Main St. & Charlotte Ave.

September 8 • Edison Neighborhood
Meet at Washington Square Library, 1244 Portage St.

September 22 • Business & Industry in Kalamazoo
Meet at Gazelle Sports, 214 S. Kalamazoo Mall

October 6 • Oakland/Winchell
Meet at Winchell Ave. & Aberdeen Dr.

October 20 • West Main Hill Historic District
Meet at Monroe St. & Grand Ave

2017 Thursday Evening Walks • 6:30 pm

June 8 • South Downtown
Meet at Gazelle Sports, 214 S. Kalamazoo Mall

June 29 • Short Road/Long Road
Meet at Wheaton Ave. & Short Rd.

July 13 • Kalamazoo State Hospital
Meet at Zhang Legacy Collections Center, 1650 Oakland Dr.

July 20 • Village of Richland (New)
Meet at Richland Community Library, 8951 Park St.

August 10 • Stuart Historic District
Meet at Woodward Ave. & West Main St.

August 24 • Genesee Prairie Cemetery (New)
Meet at Parkview Ave. & S. 11th St.