Piqua-Caldwell Historic District Calendar of Events
Information provided by the Piqua-Caldwell Historic District Association 

PIQUA - Back by popular demand is the historic district Scavenger Hunt that will take place on Sunday, October 9, from Noon until 3pm. Hunters can pick up their scavenger hunt maps at 618 N Wayne Street or download them online beginning at Noon on the day of the event. Hunters will be looking for 16 architectural features and identifying the address where they spot them. Hunters will return their maps with answers to 618 N Wayne no later than 3pm to be included in a drawing for four $25 gift card prizes. 


   PCHDA is also planning their 2022 Annual Meeting and the public is invited to attend. The PCHDA Executive Committee members will present an agenda including an update on activities and progress that have taken place since the 2021 meeting. This meeting is tentatively scheduled to take place on the fourth floor of the Fort Piqua Plaza on the evening of October 25, from 7-8pm. Along with the Executive Committee, Special Guest, Paul Oberdorfer, Piqua City Manager, has been invited to address the group with an update on how the City is working to help support the historic district. Mary Frances Rodriguez, who currently serves as president for the organization shared, “All who have an interest in preserving Piqua’s unique historic district are encouraged to attend to learn more about the goals of the organization and how they might get involved.”  


   PCHDA’s most popular event, the Holiday Historic Tour, will take place on December 10, 2022 from 5-8pm. The properties featured this year are located toward the north end of the historic district and the tour will coincide with Illuminate the Night where residents within the district are encouraged to line their sidewalks with luminaries. Rodriguez said, “It’s a magical night for anyone who visits the district, whether they participate in the tour or simply walk or drive by”. Tour tickets will once again be $25 per person and available for purchase beginning November 1, 2022. 


   Any proceeds collected at these events supports the Piqua-Caldwell Historic District where aluminum cast historic markers are being placed to help increase awareness of the rich history behind the beautiful historic homes and business properties within the district. 

 

   The Piqua-Caldwell Historic District, registered with the National Register of Historic Places, aspires to encourage restoration of historic properties to increase heritage tourism within downtown Piqua. To learn more about this 501(c)3 organization and any update regarding our scheduled events, please join the Piqua-Caldwell Historic District Association on Facebook or visit our website at PiquaCaldwellHistoricDistrict.org.
 

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