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Congress Park History Tours

Learn about the fascinating history of "The Queen of Spas" with a leisurely walk thru Congress Park. Tours are held Tuesday - Saturday @ 10:30 AM.

When and where

Date and time

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2023 until Saturday, Jun 10, 2023
See Below for Dates & Times


Saratoga Springs Visitor Center, 297 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866


$20 Adults, Children under 12 free

About this event

Our experienced guides will tell you the stories of:

  • How Saratoga became “The Queen of Spas” in the 19th Century.
  • The tragic story behind the Trask Family and the Spirit of Life statue.
  • The history of the Saratoga City Museum and its notorious reputation as the highest rolling gambling casino in the US.
  • How the city rallied to restore the historic Spit and Spat statues.

Tour Info:

  • 90 minutes in length
  • Price -- $20
  • Children under 12 free
  • About 1/2 mile in length
  • Flat, paved pathway
  • Meet at Saratoga Springs Visitors Center, 297 Broadway
  • Private group tours available
  • Phone or text -- 518-832-3796

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