Historic Walking Tour in downtown Rockford set for Thursday

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- The River District Association prepares for historic walking tour to help locals and visitors become even more familiar with downtown Rockford.

The group will explore the history and transformation of Water Street and North Madison Street. The tour includes a closer look at attractions such as the Waterfront Warehouse District, Brewmasters House and Revers Marina.

Architect Gary Anderson will lead the way, pointing out historical buildings, fun facts and future plans the city has for certain spaces.

The tour takes place Thursday at 6 p.m. It costs $25 and includes drinks and appetizers from Taco Betty's.

To learn more and reserve a spot, click here​.