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Upcoming Walking Tours

Start the Victorian Stroll Early!!

November 29, 2018
5:00-6:30 PM
We finish in time to be downtown for the festivities!

Join local author and Victorian historian Hollis Palmer on a walking tour of North Broadway prior to the Victorian Stroll.

See and hear the tales of Saratoga's "Great Ladies," the original name for Victorian houses. The one and one-half hour tour will tell about the families who built the houses and made them homes.

Cost: $10.00 per person

100% of the money raised on the tour will be donated to: The Saratoga Springs History Museum

Please note, these are not architectural tours, but rather tours that tell the stories of the families who built these "Great Ladies."










About Hollis Palmer:

Hollis is a noted Saratoga Springs Historian. He has authored six books that document true crimes from Saratoga or the surrounding area. Information about his published books can be viewed by clicking here.

Hollis’ book, Saratoga’s Great Ladies: Broadway & Franklin Square can be used as a guide for a walking tour or as a great souvenir of historic Saratoga Springs. The book reveals the fascinating, and sometimes obscure histories of the families who built approximately 70 of the Victorian "cottages". For purchasing information, click here.

If you are interested in arranging a tour contact Derby Tours at 518-495-7012 or click here to e-mail us.