The history, culture and essence of a community are revealed in many ways. Books, journals and other documents provide immediate, written information about a town. However, a deeper and stronger appreciation of a community’s history is revealed in its homes and buildings.
Archaeologists examine past societies and cultures through a variety of methods including architectural studies. These professionals know that older homes and buildings speak volumes about the lives of its earlier inhabitants.
Visitors to the 33rd Annual Historic Florence Home Tour on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. will view diverse architectural styles in over 20 homes and buildings. Visitors may walk the tour route, which begins in downtown Florence. Transportation is provided to outlying historical structures on the tour.
All visitors are welcome on February 10th to celebrate Florence’s rich territorial history.
Tickets are only $15 for adults the day of the event or $10 in advance. Advance tickets are available anytime, at the Pinal County Historical Society and Museum, Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce, Florence Visitor’s Center and the new Florence Library and Community Center.
For questions or more information, please contact John Nixon at the Florence Parks and Recreation Department at (520) 868-7699
** If you are interested in volunteering for the 2018 Home Tour please email firstname.lastname@example.org **
Suggested Alternate routes:
From East Mesa, Apache Junction & Gold Canyon:
Take Ellsworth Road south to Hunt Highway to Highway 79 (Pinal Pioneer Parkway). South on Highway 79 into Florence.
From Queen Creek, Chandler Heights, San Tan Valley:
South on Hunt Highway to Highway 79 (Pinal Pioneer Parkway). South on Highway 79 into Florence.
From Chandler & Sun Lakes:
South on Highway 87 connecting to Highway 287 into Florence.
Directions to the Home Tour:
From Metro Phoenix:
South on Interstate 10 to Exit 185. East to Highway 387 connecting to 87/287 and into Florence.
From Casa Grande:
Florence Blvd east (Highway 287 east) to Highway 287 north through Coolidge connecting to 87/287 east into Florence.
From Oro Valley:
Highway 77 north to Oracle Junction. Take Highway 79 north into Florence.
From Metro Tucson:
See Oro Valley directions or take I-10 north to Exit 211 B and Highway 87 north through Coolidge to Highway 287. East on Highway 287 into Florence.