The is excited to offer walking tours of downtown Plainfield through its partnership with the .
Enjoy a pleasant stroll through downtown Plainfield and hear tales of disasters and events like the fires that destroyed both sides of Lockport Street, the robbery of the Plainfield State Bank and the evolution of the .
The tour showcases several businesses and their proprietors, including the Worst Barber Shop and Jones Hardware, two of the longest-operated businesses in town.
**Participants will gather at the corner of Lockport and DesPlaines Streets adjacent to .**
The tours will take place on the following dates:
- Thursday, September 13, 2012 6-7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, September 15, 2012 10-11:30 a.m.
- Thursday, September 20, 2012 6-7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, September 22, 2012 10-11:30 a.m..
Registration is required. Tickets are $5.00 for residents and$10.00 for non-residents.
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