CHAPEL HILL, NC – (September 20, 2023) - Kick off Fall with a guided walk of downtown Chapel Hill. Visiting town? Are you a newcomer to this area? Are you a longtime resident with a desire to refresh your knowledge of our local history? You are invited to “Walk with a Local” on a walking tour of downtown Chapel Hill to explore the shared history, outstanding Talent and stories that link town and campus together.
“These free tours, on select Fridays at 3:30 pm, are guided by a Hometown Local History Ambassador, a program of the Chapel Hill Historical Society in collaboration with the Chapel Hill/Orange County Welcome Center,” said Chapel Hill Resident and Historian Missy Julian Fox who created the tours.
The tour will last 60 - 90 minutes and begin from the Welcome Center at 308 W. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill. Please sign up for a Hometown Ambassadors Walking Tour online on the Heart of the Hills Tour website. Tour dates were selected to offer the greatest opportunity for participation and, also for a variety of helpful insights.
The walking tours will leave at 3:00 pm on the following Fridays:
- September 22, 2023 @3PM
- September 29, 2023 @3PM
- October 6, 2023 @3PM
- October 13, 2023 @3PM
- October 27, 2023 @3PM
Free parking is available for visitors to the welcome center and tour participants at 308 W. Franklin Street. For other information visit https://heartofthehilltours.com/.