Walking Tours

Self-guided walking tours of Jackson, Michigan

Downtown Jackson Walking Tours


Start planning your self-guided Walking Tour of Downtown Jackson

If you haven’t heard, there’s a lot happening downtown these days. Downtown Jackson, Michigan has had no shortage of changes, plans and initiatives throughout the years. But today’s plans, even with my limited experience, seem to be ones that are likely to stick. Jackson’s Anchor Initiative, modeled after Midtown Detroit, is working to create a collaborative atmosphere, from the heavy-hitting businesses as well as the non-profit and government entities to move forward the goals to Live Local, Buy Local and Innovate Local...

Interested in 1920s Architecture? Take a self-guided Walking Tour of 1920s Architecture in Downtown Jackson

The 1920s were a pivitoal decade for the United States. In the 1920s Jackson was the eighth largest city in Michigan (compared to the current status as 33rd largest). Check out this Walking Tour of 1920's Architecture in Downtown Jackson! Brought to you by The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Jackson County, Woodard Associates Architects, Inc., The Jackson Anchor Initiative, The Jackson District Library, and Experiene Jackson.

Step back in time along a self-guided Walking Tour of The Underground Railroad Landmarks in Jackson, Michigan

Hidden in plain view are local landmarks that bear witness to a secret past so well concealed, it was only recently discovered. A church, train depot and several bronze plaques are among spots throughout Jackson that were once connected to the Underground Railroad, a system of transporting fugitives from slave states in the South to Free states in the North and Canada during the early and mid-1800’s...

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