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 Historic Ithaca is pleased to offer a wide variety of programs and events that serve our mission. Events throughout the year include walking and driving tours, lectures, hands-on workshops, our annual That Old House Tour, and our annual Ithaca City Cemetery Tours. Please see our Facebook for the most up-to-date listings as well as upcoming events below.

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LGTBQ+ in Publishing Walk & Talk

June 17th
Downtown Ithaca

Join us for a brand new Walk & Talk that will explore the history of LGBTQ+ publishing in Ithaca. Led by Jeff Iovannone, participants will be led to several sites of significance that play into this rich history. What a great way to kick off Pride Week in Ithaca! This event is kindly sponsored by Odyssey Bookstore. Spots are limited, registration below.

Black Ithacans in the Ithaca City Cemetery 
Walk & Talk

June 18th
Ithaca City Cemetery, University Ave Entrance

Join us for a Walk and Talk through the Ithaca City Cemetery with Historic Ithaca Preservationist Christine O'Malley while she tells the stories of notable Black Ithacans in honor of Juneteenth. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes, sunscreen and bug spray and be prepared for some uphill walking. Meet at the University Ave entrance of the cemetery.

Caroline Walk & Talk

July 15th
Old Caroline Town Hall

Join us for a Walk and Talk through Historic Caroline with Susan Holland, Executive Director, Historic Ithaca, Barbara Kone, Town Historian, and Shuly Gross, Historian's Assistant. The tour will feature the c. 1869 District #2 School building, adaptively reused as Town Hall and the Caroline History Room.

Freeville Walk & Talk

July 29th
Station Park at Railroad and Factory

Join us for a Walk and Talk through Freeville with Kristin Olsen and Jeanne Grace and learn about the rich history of the village! Meet at Station Park at Railroad and Factory (parking allowed at 21 Union Street, Freeville Village Fire Department). Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, sunscreen and bring water.

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