TEWKSBURY HISTORIAN TO HOLD WALKING TOUR OF MOUNTAINVILLE SUNDAY, JUNE 26 – 1 PM

Tewksbury Historian Shaun C. Van Doren will hold a guided walking tour of Mountainville on Sunday, June 26 beginning at 1 pm.  The tour is free but advance registration is required.  In the event of rain the tour will be converted to a lecture and held inside the Mountainville Meeting Hall, 60 Water Street, Mountainville.  To register for the tour please call (908) 832-6734 or email tewksburyhistory@earthlink.net and provide your name, phone or email and number in your party.

Come spend an afternoon in the hamlet of Mountainville.  Find out what life was like over 100 years ago, what businesses were thriving and who were some of the people who lived there as well as the origins of the mysterious Hell Mountain.  Tour participants will walk on Water Street and Main Street to view the beautifully restored homes and unique architecture, learn about the history of past residents and life living there.

Bottled water will be available.  Park at the Mountainville Meeting Hall Parking Lot as the tour will start from the former one-room Mountainville Schoolhouse.  For more information log on to www.tewksburyhistory.net