Guided Bicycle Tour on Environmental History September 15

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The Chattanooga History Center will partner with Outdoor Chattanooga to offer a bicycle tour on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.  "An Environmental History of Chattanooga" will be guided by Caroline Sunderland, Senior Educator at the CHC, and Outdoor Chattanooga staff and volunteers.

Registered participants will meet at Outdoor Chattanooga (200 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405) in Coolidge Park at 6:30 PM. The tour will conclude at 8:30 PM.

Join us for this leisurely bike ride along the Tennessee Riverwalk. We will bike from Coolidge Park to Amnicola Marsh and then back to Coolidge Park (about 6 miles) and talk about Chattanooga’s complex relationship with the landscape throughout history. Along the way, you will hear stories about our environmental past and view historic photos from the CHC collection.

This tour is appropriate for ages 8 and up. Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited and preregistration is required by Monday, September 14. To register, call the CHC, 423-265-3247, option 1 or visit www.chattanoogahistory.org. The Fee is $10 per person and $5 for CHC members. You can bring your own bicycle, or if you need to reserve a bike and/or helmet from the Outdoor Chattanooga Mobile Bicycle Fleet, please call 423-643- 6888. There is no additional charge for bike or helmet.


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