The Old Pasadena Walking Tour South explores the rich and diverse history of Dayton Street and some of Pasadena’s earliest Black-owned businesses, the first Fire Station, and the Friendship Pasadena Church (previously the Friendship Baptist Church).
By News Desk
This narrated and guided tour will also include the story of Mills Place alley, the site of an 1885 fire at a Chinese laundry, which resulted in the expulsion of Pasadena’s Chinese population from the city’s original commercial district.
Without Pasadena Heritage, this National Register Historic District would have been destroyed! Now it is one of the finest examples of downtown revitalizations in the country. Let one of our trained docents lead you through the historic neighborhood and reveal its many hidden and unusual architectural details, old alleyways, and historic signs.
The tour is approximately 1.5 hours and covers approximately 1.5 miles.
The Old Pasadena Walking Tour South February 3, 2024 10:00 am Location Pasadena Central Park 275 South Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105 Click here to purchase tickets.
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