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May 9, 2013

Registration deadline nearing for historical bus tour

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n Former fairgrounds. Only one building remains from the original fairgrounds and is now used as a car wash and auction house.

n Old Town. The commericial district along Riverfront Drive (from Plum Street to Vine Street), features some of the oldest architecture in the city.

n The well-preserved area of commercial buildings on North Front street was the intersection of several rail lines, which led to industrial growth.

The bus tour begins 4 p.m. May 16 at the Verizon Wireless Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza. Seating is limited.

To reserve a place on the bus, call 387-8571 by 4:30 p.m. Friday.

For more information, call 387-8571.

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