Historical Walking Tour

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    Daddyandjamie
    28 Jun 2018
    Clock 35min      Length1mi
    Rating
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    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    Come experience the sights, sounds, and history of Elora as we walk through Victoria Park, along the Elora Gorge, and then on through Elora's historic downtown core. Look and listen as we discover how the Gorge was created, it's troubled past, and why so many wish to visit it to this day. Learn about Elora's industrious past and how the industries of yesteryear have transformed to now accommodate the burgeoning tourism trade throughout the summer.

    This tour is best enjoyed with a set of headphones or by using your smartphones speakers. Simply look, listen, and enjoy.

    We acknowledge with gratitude the work of Stephen Thorning and Kenneth Hewitt, a local historian and naturalist whose passion for Elora produced most of the information we will share with you today.

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    Victoria Park, Elora Gorge, Downtown Elora

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    The tour commences at 78 James Street in downtown Elora, Ontario.

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    Elora Gorge & Victoria Park, Historic Downtown Elora

    Best time of day:

    Anytime during daylight hours.

    Precautions:

    Use caution when walking along the trails when conditions are wet or icy.

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