HISTORIC BLACK ROCK COASTLINE BIKE TOUR
Saturday, August 28th 9-11
Participants will assemble at Captain’s Cove at the Yacht St. end of the boardwalk no later than 8:45. This tour will be limited to 20 riders and will be “first come, first served”. Riders are strongly encouraged to wear helmets and per new city guidelines, masks are recommended, but not required, for outdoor events where social distancing is not possible. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org and please put Bike Tour in the subject field
Our tour will make stops at Brewster’s Cove, Black Rock Harbor, St. Mary’s by the Sea and Ash Creek and examine the many fascinating aspects of the history of this coastline, a history that has defined the development of Black Rock. Topics will include a look at Black Rock’s original settlers, its role in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, the development of a commercial center during the 17th and 18th centuries, Fayerweather Lighthouse and legendary keeper Kate Moore, the role played by Ash Creek in Black Rock’s history and much more.
The tour guide for this event will be Phil Blagys, Chair of the Black Rock Community Council History Program.