Course Detail: O_PTDPM - Explore Portland's Historic Neighborhoods - On Foot

Enjoy six weekly, narrated walks through Portland's historic neighborhoods exploring the city's history, architecture, and people since Europeans arrived. In this repeat class, you'll view historic structures, learn about Local architects and their works, and discuss immigrant populations. The longest walk is 2 miles in two hours. The greatest elevation change is from the Longfellow House to the waterfront and back. All walks are on pavement, with side trips into two grassy cemeteries. Rain or Shine. Suggested book: Portland, A Short History by Allan Levinsky, ISBN 9781933212432, USM price $14.95. Instructor will contact students about the meeting place prior to each class.

Course Pre-requisites
(required) OLLI Annual Membership

 Session Detail:  OPFA17PTDPM (No seats currently available, may only waitlist)
Schedule: Every week on Wednesday, starting on 09/20/17 and ending on 10/25/17
Times: 12:45pm - 02:45pm
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Price: OLLI Course : $50.00

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Bruce Wood
Bruce Wood
Biography: Bruce Wood moved to Portland after retiring as a computer programmer for Amtrak. He fell in love with the city's history and architecture and now serves on Portland's Historic Preservation Board. He leads tours of the Old Port for the Maine Historical Society, the Victoria Mansion, and the Observatory. No image available