The City of Hamilton will be hosting free ‘Discover Hamilton’ walking tours led by Hamilton Town Crier Ed Christopher.
A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton invites you on a trip into the past with its free ‘Discover Hamilton’ walking tour, led by Town Crier Ed Christopher.
“The tour, which commences this month and is a top-rated tour on TripAdvisor, takes you through the streets of Hamilton and past culturally and historically significant landmarks such as ‘Nellie’s Walk’ and ‘Doctor’s Row’.
“As the City’s Town Crier for more than 25 years, Ed’s extensive knowledge is based on years of research and oral histories passed down through the generations.”
“This tour is a perfect way for both tourists and residents to discover the vibrant streets and stories of the City of Hamilton,” said the City’s Marketing Coordinator Sideya Dill. “From the juicy gossip of old Bermuda, to the uncomfortable truths of our past, Ed has all the stories!
A spokesperson added, “Come join us for your next team-building event, a fun family day out or for an independent endeavour to trail the sacrifices of our forefathers. Challenge what you think you know; get a new perspective or just enjoy a fun day out! We encourage everyone to come and discover Hamilton’s fascinating history and immerse themselves in this rich heritage experience.”
“Walk-ins are accepted, but to avoid disappointment visit www.cityofhamilton.bm to reserve your tour or for more information. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The ‘Discover Hamilton’ tour departs from City Hall at 10:30 am from Monday to Friday until December and takes approximately one hour and 45 minutes. Water is provided and gratuities are accepted. All Town Crier walking tours are wheelchair accessible.
“Ed also offers other City tours which are all available upon request. They include:
North Hamilton Bar Hopping Tour
“Stroll through the streets of North Hamilton and learn a little history while visiting a series of bars including Place’s, Spinning Wheel, Legends Sports Bar and more! You must be aged 18 or older to book this tour.
“Ed can customize an exciting private tour just for your group to enjoy. Stroll through culturally and historically significant landmarks that prompt colourful stories about the people and places who have made our City what it is today.
“Bring the fascinating history of our island’s capital directly to your students with a school visit from the City Town Crier himself. For smaller classes, we also welcome you to join us in person on an educational tour through the vibrant streets of Hamilton. Immerse your students in a rich heritage experience they won’t soon forget!
“All tours are contactless, conducted socially distanced and in compliance with Covid-19 regulations. To request any of the additional tours listed above, email email@example.com.”