The 6th Annual Historic Miracle Mile Open House & Tour will take place on Friday, May 10, 2013.
This year, the FREE event will feature historic and revitalized resources on Miracle Mile between the Oracle Road intersection and Fairview Avenue. The evening will include history lectures, tours of the Ghost Ranch Lodge historic cactus garden, tours of historic properties, and a celebration of the lighting of the iconic Wayward Winds Lodge neon sign. After the sign lighting, stay for a guided flashlight tour of the Evergreen Cemetery to learn about some of Tucson’s notable people laid to rest there.
Monterey Courts will be hosting the event as well as celebrating their 1st anniversary with music, cake, and more.
All are invited to celebrate both the history and ongoing revitalization of the Historic Miracle Mile area.
SCHEDULE for the evening is as follows.
5:30PM Lecture: Historic US 80 and Miracle Mile, by Demion Clinco, President, Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation. GHOST RANCH LODGE
6:15PM Lecture: Sign-O-Rama, by Carlos Lozano, founder of Vanishing Tucson. GHOST RANCH LODGE
5:30PM & 6:15PM Guided Tour of the Guest Ranch Lodge historic cactus garden. GHOST RANCH LODGE
7:00PM-7:30PM Historic Wayward Winds neon sign lighting. WAYWARD WINDS LODGE.
7:30PM-LATE Live music and entertainment. MONTEREY COURT
8:00PM Evergreen Cemetery after-dark tour, starting from Monterey Court. MONTEREY COURT.
* This free Open House and Tour is a collaborative effort of the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation, Ward III, City of Tucson, and businesses and organizations in the Oracle/Miracle Mile area.
- LOCATION: Starting Point is Monterey Court, 505 W. Miracle Mile, Tucson
- DATE: Friday, May 10, 2013
- TIME: 5:30pm – 10:30pm
- COST: Free