Friends of Old Annville (FOOA) will hold a free walking tour of historic stone structures in Annville on Sunday, May 1. (Update: The event has been rescheduled to Sunday, May 15, due to possible rain.)

FOOA tour guide volunteers will lead groups of 12-15 on an approximately 90-minute tour of more than a dozen historic limestone structures in the heart of Annville’s downtown and along the Quittapahilla Creek.

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Map of the walking tour route. (Provided photo)

The tour will include a stop at the Raiguel Mansion on S. White Oak Street, where refreshments provided by Swatara Coffee Company will be served on the lawn.

The Raiguel Mansion was built in 1775 by Abraham Raiguel and now owned by Mark and Danielle Lesher. (FOOA archival photo)

There is no cost to attend the event, but registrations are strongly encouraged. Donations will be accepted to support Friends of Old Annville, a nonprofit focused stewarding Annville’s rich history through building and streetscape preservation and historical research and publication efforts.

1797 Kreider Mill Complex as depicted in a sketch from the 1875 Atlas of Lebanon County. (Provided photo)

The tour will begin at Christ UCC Church (200 S. White Oak Street) and parking will be available in the church lot. A rain date is scheduled for Sunday, May 15.

With questions, visit the FOOA website or email [email protected].


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