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Join us for this weekend’s Echo Park Lotus Festival — Walking Tours & Historic Photo Display

Join us for Echo Park Lake Walking Tours during the Lotus Festival, Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15 at Echo Park Lake.

Walking tours are scheduled for 1 pm on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15. Sponsored by the Echo Park Historical Society, the tour includes a discussion of the origins of Echo Park Lake, a tour of the edge of Angeleno Heights, the site of the American Institute of Mentalism and Angelus Temple. We also talk about the recent renovations of Echo Park Lake.

This is a slightly strenuous tour with three Echo Park staircases. Building interiors are not included. Free for EPHS members and $5.00 for non-members, the walking tours begin at the Echo Park Historical Society booth located in front of the lotus bed near Glendale Boulevard and Montrose Street. To RSVP email  ephs@historicechopark.org. Please include the number of people in your reservation.

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Explore the history of Elysian Park

Please join us on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 10 am for the Elysian Park Walking Tour. The Elysian Park Tour focuses on the lesser known but historically rich eastern edge of the park.

This tour takes about two hours to complete and includes walking up and down hills and upon unpaved trails. Reservations are required and can be made to ephs@HistoricEchoPark.org. The tour is free to EPHS members and $5 for all others. The tour begins at the Fremont Monument (pictured at left) near North Broadway and Elysian Park Drive. Please visit the Walking Tour section of www.HistoricEchoPark.org for information about our other tours.

Sign up now for this month’s Elysian Park Walking Tour

Please join us on Saturday, Juy 23 at 10 am for the Elysian Park Walking Tour. The Elysian Park Tour focuses on the lesser known but historically rich eastern edge of the park.

This tour takes about two hours to complete and includes walking up and down hills and upon unpaved trails. Reservations are required and can be made to ephs@HistoricEchoPark.org. The tour is free to EPHS memers and $5 for all others. The tour begins at the Fremont Monument (pictured at left) near North Broadway and Elysian Park Drive. Please visit the Walking Tour section of www.HistoricEchoPark.org for information about our other tours.

Sign up now for the Elysian Park Walking Tour!

Please join us on Saturday, Juy 23 at 10 am for the Elysian Park Walking Tour. The Elysian Park Tour focuses on the lesser known but historically rich eastern edge of the park.

This tour takes about two hours to complete and includes walking up and down hills and upon unpaved trails. Reservations are required and can be made to ephs@HistoricEchoPark.org. The tour is free to EPHS memers and $5 for all others. The tour begins at the Fremont Monument (pictured at left) near North Broadway and Elysian Park Drive. Please visit the Walking Tour section of www.HistoricEchoPark.org for information about our other tours.

Sign up now for the Oct. 23 Elysian Park Walking Tour

Please join us on Saturday, Oct. 23 at 10 am for the Elysian Park Walking Tour. The Elysian Park Tour focuses on the lesser known but historically rich eastern edge of the park.

This tour takes about two hours to complete and includes walking up and down hills and upon unpaved trails. Reservations are required and can be made to ephs@HistoricEchoPark.org. The tour is free to EPHS memers and $5 for all others. The tour begins at the Fremont Monument (pictured at left) near North Broadway and Elysian Park Drive. Please visit the Walking Tour section of www.HistoricEchoPark.org for information about our other tours.

Coming July 24: Echo Park Lake Walking Tour

The EPHS will hold its Echo Park Lake Walking Tour on Saturday, July 24. The tour starts at 10 am and will include some of the neighborhood’s most prominent landmarks, such as Jensen’s Recreation Center, Angelus Temple and, of course, the lake. The tour takes about two hours to complete and includes several stairways. Building interiors are not included. Reservations required. The tours are free for EPHS members; we ask a $5 donation of all others. Please see the Walking Tour section of HistoricEchoPark.org for details.

Join us for the Elysian Park Walking Tour on June 26

Please join us on Saturday, June 26 at 10 am for the Elysian Park Walking Tour. The Elysian Park Tour focuses on the lesser known but historically rich eastern edge of the park.

This tour takes about two hours to complete and includes walking up and down hills and upon unpaved trails. Reservations are required and can be made to ephs@HistoricEchoPark.org. The tour is free to EPHS memers and $5 for all others. The tour begins at the Fremont Monument (pictured at left) near North Broadway and Elysian Park Drive. Please visit the Walking Tour section of www.HistoricEchoPark.org for information about our other tours.

The Elysian Park Walking Tour is back!

Update: This tour, originally scheduled for March 6, has been postponed the tour until March 27.

Please join us on Saturday, March 27 * at 10 am for the Elysian Park Walking Tour. The Elysian Park Tour, which is co-sponsored by Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park, focuses on the lesser known but historically rich eastern edge of the park.

This tour takes about two hours to complete and includes walking up and down hills and upon unpaved trails. Reservations are required and can be made to ephs@HistoricEchoPark.org. The tour is free to EPHS memers and $5 for all others. The tour begins at the Fremont Monument (pictured at left) near North Broadway and Elysian Park Drive. Please visit the Walking Tour section of www.HistoricEchoPark.org for information about our other tours.

Today’s Echo Park Stairway Tour postponed

The stairs, sidewalks and streets are still pretty slick out there from last night’s rain. So, the Echo Park Stairway Tour has been postponed until Saturday, March 13 at 10 AM. Go to the Walking Tour section of HistoricEchoPark.org for reservations and other tour info. Also, the Elysian Park Walking Tour is scheduled for next Saturday, March 6 at 10 am. More info on that tour as well on HistoricEchoPark.org

Echo Park Lake Walking Tour – Sat., July 25

The EPHS will hold its Echo Park Lake Walking Tour on Saturday, July 25. The tour starts at 10 am and will include some of the neighborhood’s most prominent landmarks, such as Jensen’s Recreation Center, Angelus Temple and, of course, the lake. The tour takes about two hours to complete and includes several stairways. Building interiors are not included. Reservations required. The tours are free for EPHS members; we ask a $5 donation of all others. Please see the Walking Tour section of HistoricEchoPark.org for details.