Tour: Walldogs

Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/17/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Tour description: Join us in Keene, NH on September 17th for a Magical History Tour of the murals painted one weekend in June 2019 by The Walldogs, a world-renowned group of 200 painters. The 16 vintage style murals depict important historic events of Keene and were voted on by the people of the community.  This Walldogs Walking tour will be conducted by Alan Rumrill, the director of the Historical Society of Cheshire County.

Date/Time: September 17, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Number of GSAs: 15

Hours Limit: Must have at least 150 hours

If you attended last year’s tour, please hold off on signing up right away.

*If the tour is not filled by Friday September 11th at noon, feel free to sign up if you do not meet the hours requirement or if you attended the 2019 tour.*

 

Other information:

Masks required

Meeting location: Members are asked to meet at Railroad Square no later than 9:45am.  Railroad Square is the bricked open space located on the corner of Main Street and Railroad Street between Local Burger and the Cherry Garden Restaurant.

Parking: Parking for the tour can be found at 2 public lots located on either side of Gilbo Avenue.  Gilbo is a right turn off  Main Street when heading south, away from Central Square.  Gilbo is almost directly across from Railroad Square where we will meet for the mural tour and the lots are a very short walk to Main Street.  You must pay for parking at the kiosks.   To help you locate the parking lots, use Lindy’s Diner located at 19 Gilbo Avenue.  The lots are next to Lindy’s or across the street from the diner.

Weather: Dress for the weather and walking

Uniform: GSA uniform required – Forest green shirt, khaki pants/shorts/skirt, comfortable shoes, very small bag allowed

Difficulty rating: 3

2 = Average/Some Walking & Maybe Stairs

The 16 murals are painted on the outside walls of buildings located in downtown Keene, and the tour is an easy, level, urban circuit encompassing approximately 15 short blocks.

Tips not required

 

Contact Info.: Emily Goulet, emily@nhgsa.com

Tour Host Company: Historical Society of Cheshire County

Tour Guide: Alan Rumrill

Website: Keene Walldogs: https://www.walldogsinkeene.com/murals/

Historical Society of Cheshire County: https://hsccnh.org/



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