Southside Walking Tour IV – Brought back by popular demand!
Southside Walking Tour IV (Brought back by popular demand!)
Growing Up on The Southside 1957 – 1970
WHEN: Saturday August 12, 2017 (Water, sunglasses, hat, sun tan lotion, comfortable shoes)
10:30AM Until 12:30 PM? Flexibility based upon pace of attendees and stamina.
Special Needs: NOTE: Walk includes unpaved dirt paths, uneven surfaces, climbing up and down open stair gratings at heights, hot temperatures outdoors, etc. Moderate to vigorous physical activity. Water, sunglasses, hat, sun tan lotion, comfortable shoes are highly recommended.
PETS: Generally not recommended, as we do come across pets along the way that are not under owner command or leash.
WHERE: 10:30 – 11AM Meet at the Ann Street Market (Questions & Answers)
WHAT: The “Tour” will focus on growing up on the Southside from 1957 to 1970 with a theme that this was not “Leave It To Beaver”; “Ozzie and Harriet”, “My Three Sons”; “Donna Reed”, etc. but a very different and special experience. Entertaining history!
REGISTRATION: Not required, but Advance sign up by email or phone would be deeply appreciated by the Tour Guide.
WHO: Tour Guide and Organizer:
Gary Thomas Staffo, “Southsiders” occasionally join in to add new stories!
AUDIENCE: Anyone with an interest in the 60’s, the Southside, or those from the Northside who never understood us, or those not from Little Falls who married Little Falls Southsiders, or their adult children! Some “adult?” content or described behavior may not be suitable for children.
MORE INFORMATION: 10:30 – 11AM Meet at the Ann Street Market (Questions & Answers)
Tour will be tailored to interests and answering questions.
The places, the people, the memories, the stories! Some photos will be shown.
The actual walking path will be determined in advance and start at Ann Street Market, and participants may drop off as convenient for their schedule or stamina. The complete tour will end back at the Ann Street Market.
From Lock 17 up to the end of Southern Ave. All of the Streets listed below may be changed.
DETAILS PROVIDED ON FOLLOWING PAGE: “SOUTHSIDE TERRITORY”
Ann St Market
Restantes Dairy Bar
Kay’s (The Establishment)
Masles Cigar store
Beer Can Mountain
Filipskis Lumber Yard
Filipskis Bowling Alley
Andrew Little Lumber Yard
Jefferson St School
Beckers Junk Yard
Old Milk Station
Red Barn Salvage
Southern Ave Dump
West Shore Railroad
Lock Street bridge
Steal the Flag
Closest to the Wall
Columbus Day Italian Celebration
Hide Go seek
King of the Hill
War (snowballs, pea shooters, water balloons, BB Guns, sticks, dirt bombs, slingshot, etc.)
West and East Jefferson