Welcome to the Old Sixth Ward
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"The ornaments of a house are the friends who frequent it..." --Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Walking Tour


About Us Booklet *

* this booklet is from Spring 2007, before the Protected Historic District was created.

  This website was created
16 April 2005


Old Sixth Ward happy hour get-togethers are held on the 6th of each month at 6pm alternating between The Corkscrew on Washington Avenue near White Street (odd months) and Catalina Coffee on Washington and Hemphill (even months). Join us!

Tickets are $20 and will be available the 
day of the tour at 1900 Kane, Dow School/MECA.

Sometimes, you get lucky - and someone has an old photo of your house. Below are pictures of 2215 Decatur: Turn of the last century, in the 1980s, and Christmas 2007.