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Historic Pullman District Tour
Date: 5/4/2017 Time: 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM Location: Transportation from Park Place
Ages 18 & Up
Join us for a visit to America's First complete-Planned Industrial town. Founded by George Pullman, it was the main assembly plant for the famous Pullman Sleeper Car. With the aid of visual guides, we will tour the area along the well-preserved factory community. The tour will include a stop at the Pullman Visitors Center, Pullman Porters Museum, the Greenstone Church, Hotel Florence and the on-going restoration of the factory grounds. Pullman is a Chicago City Landmark District, an Illinois State Historical Site and a National Historic Landmark District and a National Park. We will enjoy a catered lunch at the Hotel Florence. Please make your sandwich selection of roast beef on multi grain bread, baked ham on multi grain, roast turkey on multi grain, corned beef on rye, tuna salad on white bread, focaccia with grilled vegetables and provolone cheese. Sandwiches will have lettuce and tomato, potato salad, coleslaw with a brownie for dessert. Choice of drink: Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or bottled water. Trip includes all tours, lunch and transportation by motor coach. CLPD bus will leave from Crystal Lake and will take us to Wauconda where we will catch the motor coach. Registration deadline is April 25 (spaces permitting).
Program Fee: $107
Resident Discount Fee: $102