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Architectural Walking Tours Historic Madison, Inc. offers a guided two-hour walking tour on the third Saturday of June, July, August, and September from 10 am to Noon, beginning at the Broadway Fountain in the heart of Madison’s historic district. Tour is FREE, but our interesting and informative tour guides will accept donations!
Self-Guided Tours A self-guided walking tour is available through the Georgetown Historic District on the east side of Madison’s historic downtown. The Georgetown Historic District is located northeast of the corner of Jefferson and Main Streets. Georgetown is the first district recognized in the National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program, a program that recognizes nationally significant Underground Railroad sites for their history and availability. Pick up a walking tour map at the office of Historic Madison, Inc. or at the Madison Visitor’s Center located on the corner of Vine and First Street in Madison.
Madison Urban Barn Hunt Tour- A self-guided tour that begins at the Livery Stable on Broadway Street and then ends at the Shrewsbury-Windle house on First Street. Rack cards for the tour can be found at the Madison Visitors Center on First and Vine Street, the Comfort Station on West Main Street, or at the HMI Office. You can download the .pdf file here but you will notice that three cards are on one page. Just cut to size and begin the tour. Urban Barn rack card
Madison Stained Glass Walking Tour A self- guided tour that is connected with the Indiana Glass Trail www.indianaglasstrail.com Walking tour brochures can be downloaded here as well as from the Madison Visitors Center, VisitMadison web site. Madison Glass Walking Tour- Final
Tour Season Historic Madison, Inc. regularly opens the following sites (Jeremiah Sullivan House, Costigan House, and the Schroeder Saddletree Factory) during mid-April through October. Admission price: $4.00 adult, children and students- FREE. Tours through the Shrewsbury-Windle House, the African Methodist Episcopal Church Building, the Windle Auditorium and the St. Michaels building site are open by appointment only. Tours for these sites must be arranged two weeks in advanced and consist of 10 visitors or more in a party. Please call or email Historic Madison, Inc. to schedule these special tours.
Group Tours- Group tours can be arranged by calling the HMI office at 812-265-2967 or emailing and requesting information at firstname.lastname@example.org . Please be advised that some of our properties are not handicap accessible or cannot hold larger groups in one setting. However, we will try to accommodate to the best of our ability.
Rentals- Site rentals are available to accommodate small group gatherings, receptions, parties, events and office meetings. Please inquire by calling the HMI office at 812-265-2967 or emailing email@example.com