Saturday, May 30th | Starts at 10:00am
Put on your walking shoes and join Lane Arts Council to explore Eugene’s Historic sites located throughout Downtown Eugene during Historic Preservation Month.
The free tour is scheduled for Saturday, May 30th, starting at 10am at the Shelton McMurphey Johnson House. The tour will last approximately 2.5 to 3 hours. Refreshments will be provided at a half-way point.
The featured buildings on the tour are all on the National Register of Historic Places, and a majority are also City Landmarks. The tour will visit 15 sites, fully listed below.
The Historic Sites Tour will be led by Bob Hart, Executive Director of the Lane County Historical Society & Museum, Preservation Architect Donald Peting, and retired Architect Dick Williams. Tour attendees will also hear from site-specific hosts.
This tour is made possible by support from the Lane County Historical Society & Museum, Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, and the Oregon Electric Station.
Parking for the tour:
To access the Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, take Pearl St up to 3rd Ave and turn left. Tour attendees can park in the Shelton McMurphey Johnson House parking lots, located on either side of the house (do not park in the Ya-Po-Ah spots). Additional free street parking is available nearby. There is also a pay-to-park lot across Shelton McMurphey Boulevard, with a walkway leading straight to the house.
Special thanks to our sponsors!