June 9 - July
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Historic Provo Tours

 
June 9 - July
Free
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In celebration of Provo’s rich history and tradition, the Provo City Landmarks Commission has joined with the Freedom Festival to produce a self-guided tour, as well as interior tours, of buildings listed on the Local and National Historic Registers.
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Self-guided tours

To participate in the self-guided tour running June 9 through July 4, pick up a complimentary “Historic Provo” guidebook at either the Utah Valley Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (220 West Center Street), the Provo City Library (550 North University Ave.), the Provo City Utilities Building (251 W. 800 N.), Los Hermanos Restaurant (71 E. Center Street), or the Provo City Center Office of Community Development (330 W. 100 S.).

The guidebook contains a brief history of Provo, a synopsis of the development of its historic architecture, and photographs and descriptions of many historic sites in the city.

Interior Tours

An open house of the interiors of a number of significant historic homes will be provided in the Maeser neighborhood on Thursday, June 12 and Friday, June 13, 2014. These will begin at 5:30pm each day. Thursday’s open house will begin at 264 East and 400 South. Friday’s open house of additional homes will commence from the parking lot of the LDS City Center Church at 195 South 100 East, Provo. Participants may come anytime between 5:30 and 6:30pm. The open house will conclude at 7:00pm

Reception

On the evening of June 13th following the tour, a reception will be held at 7:30pm at the Provo City Library at Academy Square (550 N. University Avenue). At the reception a presentation will be given by Andy Kirby, project manager of the Provo City Center LDS Temple.

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