Fort Pierce Historic Trolley Tour
Fort Pierce Main Street will host the first Downtown Fort Pierce Historic Trolley Tour along beautiful Indian River and Waterfront district, sponsored by the Becht family. Trolley tour in Fort Pierce, offer locals and visitors a convenient, comprehensive and inspiring journeys— exploring old communities, vintage homes and all the city’s major points of interest within a full and half hour excursion.
Fort Pierce is one of the oldest communities on the east coast of Florida, dated back. It was named for Lt. Col. Benjamin Pierce, brother of the 14th President Franklin Pierce. Lt. Col. Pierce was sent to the area during the Second Seminole Indian War to protect the land. The fort was located to the south of downtown on Indian River Drive.
Time: December 11, 2013 from 11:00 am and 12:30 pm
Reservations: The Downtown Fort Pierce Historic Trolley Tour can be made in advance by calling 772-466-3880.
Route: Historic sites on the trip will include, Arcade Building, Historic city Hall, East Coast Lumber, Sweet’s Jewelers, Flagler and The Rail Road, Will Fee’s Hardware and Mortuary/Ashley Gang, Zora Neale Hurston Mural, Bessie Palmer, Hill House, Platts/Backus House and Seven Gables.
ABOUT MAIN STREET FORT PIERCE
Main Street Fort Pierce, Inc. is a comprehensive revitalization program designed to encourage economic development in conjunction with historic preservation. Established in 1988, Main Street Fort Pierce, Inc. (a not-for-profit corporation) is a local, public-private partnership funded by memberships, fund-raising projects and city government.
Main Street Fort Pierce, Inc. brings development, activities, recognition and an improved economy to the historic downtown area through a variety of methods. The organization coordinates downtown improvements, creates a positive image to attract customers and investors, rekindles community pride, enhances the visual quality of the downtown environment, and attracts strategic additions to the economic mix.
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