The Shoals

"The Building of a Town" Historic Tuscumbia Free Walking Tour

April 20, 2019 in Tuscumbia , AL

10am - 11-am

April 20, 2019 – “The Building of a Town” Historic Tuscumbia Free Walking Tour, Cold Water Books, 101 W. 6 St., Tuscumbia. Participants will walk through the town when a focus will be on the stores that were first built for the Mechanics, the Planters and Commerce. Early settlers who came to Tuscumbia to settle and build businesses will be spotlighted throughout this tour with stops into one of the Mechanics Row stores and one of the Commercial Row Stores. Interesting commentary about these early settlers and the roles they played within the town will be provided. This tour is led by local historian John McWilliams. This is the 1st of 4 April Walking Tours that will begin at 10 a.m. each Saturday morning. Handouts will be provided each Saturday. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water along if needed. For more information, please contact Colbert County Tourism at 256-383-0783.