July 27 2024, 3:00pm

Welcome to Alton History Tours 2024

Welcome to Alton History Tours 2024

Downtown Alton

112 East Broadway
Alton, Illinois 62002

  • Admission: $15 Per Person - $10 Child - $10 Student
  • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Phone: (618) 208-7765

This tour is an invitation to step back in time and become immersed in Alton’s rich history. The one-hour
walking tour meanders along the scenic riverfront while revealing intriguing tales of Alton long ago. Learn about the Underground Railroad and the pivotal role Alton played during the Civil War era. From the renowned Abraham Lincoln to the courageous Elijah P. Lovejoy, the tour delves into the lives of influential individuals who left their mark on this community. Alton Odyssey Tours is committed to providing a family-friendly experience appropriate for all ages. The tour covers a distance of approximately one mile with some hills and uneven surfaces. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for outdoor weather conditions.

“Welcome to Alton” tours begin at 112 East Broadway, Alton, IL at 3 p.m.

Upcoming Dates

  • Saturday, July 27 2024
  • Saturday, August 31 2024
  • Saturday, September 28 2024


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