Mesa: Downtown Historic Preservation Day May 13

~ The City of Mesa Historic Preservation Office is hosting Downtown Historic Preservation Day on Saturday, May 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Nile Theater, 105 W. Main St., as part of the city's celebration of National Historic Preservation Month.

The event will begin with a reception featuring members of the Mesa Historic Preservation Board and student winners of the City's Historic Essay and Visual Arts Contest. Following this, there will be a brief talk about the Nile's recent restoration before attendees embark on a free guided walking tour of downtown Mesa, including a scavenger hunt. Those wishing to take a self-guided tour can also print out materials for this purpose.

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The City of Mesa is proud to have seven historic districts (neighborhoods) and 11 landmarks listed on the Mesa Historic Property Register, and is joining with other government agencies, historical societies and preservation groups across the country to promote the importance of preserving historic places during National Historic Preservation Month in May. The event will conclude at the Nile where scavenger hunt answers can be turned in for prizes.

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