March 11, 2017 –
Enjoy the Downtown Escondido and Old Escondido West Walking Tours on the 2nd Saturday of each month.
For more info, go to escondidohistory.com
All tours start on the SE corner of Broadway and Grand (Draper's and Damon's store). Tours can last anywhere from 60-90 minutes. Please arrive a few minutes early, tours start promptly. Remember to wear your walking shoes!
Can't make the date? Download the Explore Escondido Mobile App for self-guided tours! Available on all Apple and Android devices.
About Escondido History Center:
The Escondido History Center museum complex is located in Grape Day Park! Our museum complex includes the original Escondido Library, an interpretive Victorian country home, the Penner Barn, the working Bandy blacksmith shop, the Santa Fe Depot, and a Pullman railroad car complete with a model railroad. We also have a handful of smaller structures including windmills, a tank house, and agricultural machines all on display. We also host field trips, lectures, and other events.
About The Old Escondido Historic District:
Valuing our unique heritage, the City of Escondido established the Old Escondido Historic District in 1991, the only Historic District in North San Diego County. The city’s oldest neighborhood, Old Escondido features a strong collection of architectural treasures including stately Victorians, comfortable Craftsman bungalows, and eclectic Art Deco and Post World War II residences built in the mid-1880s to date.