Historical Downtown DeKalb Walking Tour

Saturday, July 14, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join local historian Steve Bigolin for a free historical walking tour of downtown DeKalb.

Steve will discuss the history of the businesses and the architecture of the buildings that are and were located on Lincoln Highway between 1st and 4th Streets. Learn why there is a green and yellow wrought iron gate by the old Daily Chronicle building, stop by Isaac Ellwood’s barbed wire factory, and find out what was originally in the McCabe’s Tavern building. The tour will leave from the lobby of the DeKalb Public Library at 1:00 p.m. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes for walking.

This program is free, but registration is required. To register, fill out the form on the Library Event Page or call the reference desk at (815) 756-9568 ext. 2150.

DeKalb Public Library
309 Oak Street
DeKalb, Illinois 60115