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Walking Tour of Historic New Bohemia (Freedom Festival Affiliated Event)

Mark-Hunter-Tours-004-300x225Join Mark Stoffer Hunter, historian at The History Center, and Jan Stoffer, Director of Education at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, on a walking tour of the historic New Bohemia neighborhood. Learn about the evolution of this unique Bohemian commercial district starting in the early 1870s, through the years the area was known as the “South Side” and its recent comeback as “New Bohemia.” Mark and Jan will highlight the special stories associated with the architectural landmarks.

Tour lasts about 75-90 minutes. Wear comfortable shoes. Tour begins at Masaryk Park, First Street and 16th Ave. SE, east end of the 16th Avenue bridge over the Cedar River (“Bridge of Lions”). On-street parking is available.

$5 for members of The History Center or the NCSML, $7 for the public.

For the June 22 tour only: Wear your Freedom Festival button and be entered into a drawing for a small prize pack from the NCSML’s Museum Store!

Please purchase tickets for this tour in advance. Group size is limited.

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We are unable to offer refunds for event tickets at the NCSML. Thank you for your understanding

This event is generously sponsored by Duane & Kay Nesetril.


June 22, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
$5 – $7
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National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library


Masaryk Park
1399 1st St SE
Cedar Rapids, 52401 United States
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