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Silk Stocking Row Walking Tour
Saturday, May 25, 2019, 10:30am - 11:30am

Stroll through history in our first summer 2019 walking tour! ┬áThis month’s tour will explore the architecture and history of the neighborhood around the Barker Mansion, called ‘Silk Stocking Row’ in the Barkers’ time. Learn about the millionaires and movers of historic Michigan City as well as the immigrant workers built their fortunes and the city, all of whom shared this vibrant neighborhood, now a national historic district. The tour leaves the Barker Mansion at 10:30 am and covers approximately one mile. In the event of rain, a special mansion tour will be offered in place of the walking tour. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased online on Eventbrite or by calling the Barker Mansion at 219-873-1520.