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All Tours: 15

Tour curated by: The Spokane Historical Team | 10 Locations

From its earliest decades, Spokane has been a town of parks and recreational opportunities. This tour will you show you some of the highlights, including Manito Park, Cliff Park, High Drive, High Bridge, Couer D'Alene Park, and Riverside State…

Tour curated by: Lee Nilsson | 7 Locations

A tour of historic Fort George Wright in Spokane, Washington.

Tour curated by: Zachary Wnek | 14 Locations

Browne's Addition was Spokane's first neighborhood. For decades this neighborhood was an enclave for the city's elite residents. This tour begins and ends at the MAC. This tour is slightly less than 1.5 miles and highlights historic…

Tour curated by: Frank Oesterheld, Anna Harbine, Caitlin Shain, and Erin Pulley | 18 Locations

The Ghost Signs tour is a student-led project that cataloged the signs painted on the sides of the downtown buildings. In addition to this digital tour, students created a walking tour complete with a pamphlet.

Tour curated by: The Lake Roosevelt Partnership | 21 Locations

Fort Spokane feature layers of fascinating and often heart-breaking history. The site, now administered by the National Park Service and Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, began life as the last Army Fort built on the American frontier. It…

Tour curated by: Cory Carpenter, Clayton Hanson, Tracy L. Rebstock, Lacey Sipos, Lee Nilsson, and Jesse Roberts. | 16 Locations

Welcome to Riverfront Park, a beautiful stretch of land and river located in downtown Spokane. This hundred acre park sprawls across two islands and both shorelines, providing visitors with breathtaking views of both upper and lower Spokane Falls.…

Tour curated by: The Lake Roosevelt Partnership | 18 Locations

The Columbia River, served as a food source and refuge for Indian Tribes, a pathway for white explorers, a highway for steamboats and barges, and today a source of irrigation, hydropower, and recreation. What was once a wild and awe-inspiring force…

Tour curated by: The Spokane Historical Team | 15 Locations

MAC 100 Stories: A Centennial Exhibition is told on the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture campus in Spokane's Browne's Addition, with additional highlights at 15 sites in Spokane and eastern Washington. The exhibit experience (February 22,…

Tour curated by: Robert M. Lambeth | 16 Locations

As one of the Northwest's most important agricultural regions, the Palouse today represents the economic and cultural beginnings of Eastern Washington. The Palouse is not only full of historical significance, but it is also full of great…

Tour curated by: Caitlin M. Shain | 19 Locations

The Spokane Fire Department has a rich history dating back to 1884, when the city was known as Spokane Falls. Over the years, the fire department has developed from a volunteer-only to professional organization serving the vast needs of the City of…

Tour curated by: Tracy Rebstock | 14 Locations

A tour of one of Spokane's most iconic parks, Manito Park.

Tour curated by: Spokane Regional Health District & Frank Oesterheld | 16 Locations

Sponsored by the Spokane Regional Health District, this oral history project documents the devastating effects of the construction of the I-90 freeway on the East Central neighborhood.

Tour curated by: Anna Harbine | 10 Locations

Japanese-Americans have a long history in Spokane. From their arrival with the railroad to their struggles in WWII, the city contains many remnants reminding us of our strong ties with the Japanese-American community. Here you will find a tour…

Tour curated by: Mary Garrison | 20 Locations

Did you know Idaho has its own submarine base? Have you ever harvested ice from a lake? Did you know a kiln was an oven to cook limestone in before it was used to create concrete? Would you like to spend a night in the sky? Have you ever watched a…

Tour curated by: Allie Honican | 11 Locations

Hillyard is a community in Spokane that is very proud of its heritage. In 1892, this area began as a separate town northeast of Spokane where James J. Hill chose the location outside the city limits specifically to avoid municipal taxation. The…

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