This urban walk starts in the heart of downtown Lake Oswego and continues through the oldest neighborhood in town and down to the site of the historic 1866 iron smelter. This industrial landmark is the only surviving stone smelter furnace in the West, and was restored through a broad-based community effort in 2010.
This narrated walking tour features a number of buildings that define the “old” and “new” Lake Oswego.
This is a brisk walk of about 2 miles with several moderate to steep inclines on the route.
Fee for this tour is $15. You may pay by check, cash or credit card at the start of the tour. You may also use PayPal by following this link: http://bit.ly/22q0waD
About Positively Portland Walking Tours
Explore the architecture, history and culture of Portland and environs with architectural historian Eric Wheeler. These walking tours feature downtown Portland and the surrounding historic neighborhoods as well as other communities in the greater Portland area.
Eric’s tours are designed for new arrivals, visitors and long-time Portland residents. The easy walking pace is designed to allow plenty of opportunity to see the sites, hear the guide and engage socially with other participants. This is a Meetup after all!
The tours typically meet and end at a restaurant, pub or coffee shop, to allow for optional social time with the group before or after the tour. There is a fee for these researched and guided walking tours. Typically $15 per tour.
Cover image courtesy Positively Portland Walking Tours.