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St. Mary’s University
September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The water tower built in 1920 is believed to be the only structure of its kind in Canada. St. Mary’s Historic Walking Tour will allow guests to follow the enticing stories behind the land that St. Mary’s now sits on, including the story of the Lacombe Home which burnt down in 1999.
Join our tour guides as we explore St. Mary’s University’s past, present, and future. Each tour will take approximately 2 hours. The walking tour will delve into the stories of the land St. Mary’s now sits on and its history. Tours will include a look inside St. Mary’s historic water tower that has been transformed into the beautiful Mauro Art Gallery, as well as a look at the Saint John’s Bible, which is the first handwritten and illuminated Bible in more than 500 years.
There will be one tour per hour on the hour. Tour capacity is 15 people. Pre-registration is encouraged. Each tour is approximately 2 hours long.