Historian to host architectural walking tour of downtown Fayetteville

A historical photo of downtown Fayetteville / Courtesy

Fayetteville historian and author Charlie Alison will lead a tour highlighting the architecture of downtown Fayetteville on Saturday, June 3.

Alison, who is the author of the recently-released book, “A Brief History of Fayetteville,” will discuss the archetectural styles of buidlings as well as sites of historical significance or interest on the tour.

Stops include Hershel’s Radiator Shop at 300 W. Mountain St. (now Mom & Pop Shop, and once home to the Fayetteville Flyer), the Mrs. Young Building, the Walker Stone House, and the KUAF Building, among others.

The tour will begin at Fayetteville Public Library at 9:30 a.m., and will travel around a half mile before returning to the library. Registration is required.

For a bit more information, or to register, visit faylib.org.