Who were the visionaries responsible for sparking Arrow Rock’s preservation movement? Can you name the Hollywood legend who ran a music camp in this village? Which Arrow Rock woman flexed powerful political muscle? Put on your walking shoes and come with us as we track down the answers to these questions and introduce you to some of the most fascinating women of 19th and 20th century Arrow Rock. Join us at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2017, (during Women’s History Month), Sunday, May 14 (Mother’s Day), or on the date of your group’s choosing throughout the year. Tickets are $15 per person. Reservations should be made in advance by purchasing tickets via the form below or by calling the Friends of Arrow Rock at 660-837-3231. There is a maximum of 50 people per tour.
DETAILSWHEN: 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 or Sunday, May 14; or any mutually agreeable time and date for private groups of 5 or more. WHERE: We begin and end our walk at 310 Main Street at the Friends of Arrow Rock office. We recommend you arrive approximately 15 minutes early to check in. TOUR LENGTH: Approximately 2 hours; 1 mile of walking distance. PRICES: $15 per participant. Ages 5 and younger admitted for free. RESTRICTIONS: All ages are welcome. No pets will be allowed on the tour. No smoking or alcoholic beverages will be permitted on the tour.
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A FEW DOs and DON’Ts
Do wear comfortable shoes. The tour involves about 1 mile of start-and-stop walking. There are some moderate hills on the route. Most of the route is on sidewalks or paved streets. If a member of your party requires transportation on a golf cart, please contact the office at 660-837-3231 at least 24 hours prior to your tour.
Do dress appropriately for the weather. These tours will not be canceled for rain, but will be rescheduled in the event of a lightning storm or other threatening weather. If a tour is rescheduled, participants will have the option of receiving a full refund on their reservation.
Do bring snacks or drinks if you’d like. These items are also available for purchase at the Friends of Arrow Rock museum shop prior to the start of the tour.
Don’t smoke cigarettes/cigars or consume alcoholic beverages while on the tour.
Don’t wander away from the group or trespass on private property while on the tour.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONSCan I get a refund if my plans change?
A Mile in Her Shoes tours are refundable or transferable to an alternative date if we are notified at least 48 hours in advance. Call Friends of Arrow Rock at 660-837-3231 or send us an email. You may transfer your ticket to another person without notifying us. Just have that person inform us of the change when they check in prior to the walk.Can I show up without a reservation?
Our walking tours often sell out in advance, but if we have room, we will happily allow you to join the tour. Reservations are strongly recommended.Will we go inside any buildings?
This is primarily an outdoor tour, but participants will have an opportunity to step inside a few of Arrow Rock’s historic buildings during the tour.Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
The route takes us on sidewalks and paved streets. There are some moderately steep hills on the route. Please call us at 660-837-3231 if you have questions about accessibility.Other questions?
Contact the Friends of Arrow Rock at 660-837-3231 or by email.
The Friends of Arrow Rock is delighted to accommodate special requests for this walking tour any time during the year!
There is a minimum charge of $75 for a group of four or fewer; otherwise, we will honor the standard $15 per person rate for a specially scheduled tour.
Private tour dates must be arranged at least one week in advance by contacting the Friends of Arrow Rock office at 660-837-3231 or by email.