Walking Deland Tours
Descriptions and Prices
ALL BY RESERVATION ONLY
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Tour #1 GRAND 3 DISTRICT TOUR
2 Hours $10.00 cash/check only
Historic Stetson, NW Housing District, and Downtown, all there in ONE SWEEPING EXCURSION.
This 15 block tour winds through the history and architecture of Deland, it's people and their stories. Discover Deland, it's boom town frontier past, the conflagration of '86, grand Hotels, the great freeze, booming 20's to busted 30's, World War 2 dive bombers, 1960s civil rights confrontations, downtown's decline and rebirth to become one of America's best. The tour takes about two hours, with about 50 minutes (2 miles) walking time. There is a short sit down break at midpoint.
OFFERED 3rd SATURDAYS 10:00 BY RESERVATION ONLY
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ALL 1 AND 2 DISTRICT TOURS ARE BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT ONLY
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TOUR #2 STETSON AND NW HOUSING DISTRICT
1 HOUR/15 MINUTES $7.00 cash/check only
Explore the early founders, Henry Deland, John Stetson and others who forged a college town out of the Florida wilderness. Examine the historic buildings; walk the streets where they lived and worked to build a frontier into the Athens of Florida.
TOUR #3 NW HOUSING DISTRICT & DOWNTOWN
1 HOUR/30 MINUTES $7.00 cash/check only
Tour one of America's best and most historical downtowns and it's nearby housing neighborhood of
the 1870's-1920s. You will be amazed at the pristine, contiguous districts, as you stroll the sidewalks of their homes into town.
TOUR #4 STETSON AND DOWNTOWN
1 HOUR/20 MINUTES $7.00 cash/check only
Savor the historic tales and architectural treasures of a University built by the mega business tycoons,
Deland, Flagler, Carnegie and Stetson. Then stroll to explore adjacent downtown Deland, a pristine town of 1870's-1920's vintage where you can still view from the streets, the old steeple of Stetson's Elizabeth Hall towering above the oaks.
TOUR #5 URBAN DELAND
1 HOUR/30 MINUTES $7.00/cash/check only
Tour with an expanded view, just Deland DOWNTOWN. You will find the area to be one of the most authentic 1870's-1920's urban districts in the state of Florida. From these streets hear stories of the founders as they struggled through fires, freezes, booms, busts, and pandemics to become one of America's most awarded downtowns.
“DELAND WILL NEVER LOOK THE SAME”
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