Join us as we celebrate the 10th season of our popular walking tour series!

 

Athens Heritage Walks, sponsored by the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, is a series of guided walking tours highlighting Athens history and historic architecture. Tour guides are local volunteers with a love for Athens and a special place in their hearts for the places they take you.

The Athens Heritage Walks program is a great way to better understand our local history in a fun and engaging atmosphere – and get some exercise at the same time! Tours are $12 each for members and $15 each for non-members. Tours are generally limited to 25 people, and paid reservations will be accepted on a first come-first serve basis. No tickets are mailed. Instructions on the meeting location and parking for each tour are emailed 1-2 days before the tour date.
 

REGISTER ONLINE below  -or-  DOWNLOAD AN ORDER FORM HERE

Fall 2018 Athens Heritage Walks Tours

  • SOLD OUT - Oconee Hill Cemetery National Register District (1)
    Sun, Nov 18
    Oconee Hill Cemetery
    Nov 18, 2018, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Oconee Hill Cemetery, 297 Cemetery St, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    The beautiful monuments among the rolling hills of the historic Oconee Hill Cemetery memorialize a cross-section of Athenians old and new.
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  • SOLD OUT - Oconee Hill Cemetery National Register District
    Sun, Nov 11
    Oconee Hill Cemetery
    Nov 11, 2018, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Oconee Hill Cemetery, 297 Cemetery St, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    The beautiful monuments among the rolling hills of the historic Oconee Hill Cemetery memorialize a cross-section of Athenians old and new.
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  • SOLD OUT - Beech Haven Tour
    Sun, Nov 04
    Beech Haven Drive
    Nov 04, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Beech Haven Drive, Beech Haven Dr, Athens, GA 30606, USA
    Considered to have national significance and one of the top two examples of the Arts & Crafts style in Georgia, the house and approximately 90 acres of land are now held by Athens-Clarke County's green space program and greenway network.
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  • West Hancock Avenue National Register District
    Mon, Oct 29
    West Hancock Avenue
    Oct 29, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    West Hancock Avenue, W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA, USA
    The West Hancock Avenue Historic District is one of only two historically black districts on the National Register in Athens, and it is among the most intact black districts in the state.
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  • Mill Village in the Boulevard National Register Distric
    Sun, Oct 21
    Boulevard
    Oct 21, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Boulevard, Boulevard, Athens, GA, USA
    The north edge of Boulevard was bounded by railroad tracks, and a textile mill—the Southern Manufacturing Company—was built there in 1902.
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  • Milledge Circle Historic District
    Sat, Oct 20
    Milledge Circle
    Oct 20, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Milledge Circle, Milledge Cir, Athens, GA 30606, USA
    Milledge Circle represents suburban development from c. 1890 to WWII.
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  • Brooklyn Cemetery
    Sun, Oct 14
    Brooklyn Cemetery
    Oct 14, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Brooklyn Cemetery, 820 West Lake Dr, Athens, GA 30606, USA
    Brooklyn Cemetery was established by the Bethlehem Cemetery Society in 1882.
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  • Castalia Avenue Historic District
    Sun, Oct 07
    Castalia Avenue
    Oct 07, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Castalia Avenue, Castalia Ave, Athens, GA 30606, USA
    Castalia Avenue is one of the two newest historic districts in Athens as of July 2018.
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