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Gwinnett”s Historic Bus Tour Rolls Into Town

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What local city was a favorite of Roy Rogers and his horse Trigger? What city was home to the first female mayor in Georgia? Come and discover the answers to these questions and other historic tidbits about Gwinnett.

The Gwinnett History Museum, part of the new History & Culture Program of the Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center (GEHC), is sponsoring its semi-annual historic bus tour. You are invited to participate in this event on Saturday, June 4. The bus loads at 8:30 a.m. and pulls out at 9:00 a.m. from the Lawrenceville Female Seminary and will travel to the cities and towns of Lawrenceville, Buford, Duluth and Norcross. This is an opportunity you do not want to miss!

Participants will enjoy the comfort of a motor coach bus and be led by knowledgeable tour guides as they ride through the county. Take a step back in time and learn about important events and notable people.

This tour also features local historian, Sally Toole, author of Remembering Norcross.

GEHC History & Culture Program Manager Catherine Long says, “This is a great adventure for history buffs who desire to learn more about Gwinnett County”s unique past.”#

This full day program”s cost is $15 per person.# The tour will end at approximately 4:00 p.m. Participants are asked to bring extra money for lunch at a local restaurant during a stop in Norcross. Space is limited, but seats are still available – call 770-822-5178 to make your reservation today. Pre-registration is required.

For more information, visit www.gwinnettEHC.org.