Join the Niles History Center for these upcoming programs and events!

Walking Tours
Monday, July 15, 6:00pm - Historic Walking Tour: Fort St. Joseph and the St. Joseph River 


Take a stroll through time as we walk along the river to Fort St. Joseph and learn about the important role this waterway played in the development of Niles.

Tour leaves from the Riverfront Park amphitheater at 6:00pm and lasts approximately one hour. 

Tour highlights include:
Early industry along the river
Leisure activities
A special tour of the Fort St. Joseph archaeological site.

Admission is free. For more information, please call the Niles History Center at 269-845-4054.

Part paved trail, gravel road, and wooded area.
Suggested supplies:
Comfortable walking shoes
Bug spray
This walking tour is a collaboration between the Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project, Niles History Center and Niles District Library.  The tour is part of the library's Walking and Photography Club. For information on the club, visit

First Friday Walking Tours 

 downtown in the 30s  

The Niles History Center is excited to offer walking tours this summer! Meet a museum representative at the Fort St. Joseph Museum (508 E. Main Street) and take a stroll down Main Street to learn about our community's historic downtown. Highlights include the Four Flags Hotel, Ready Theater, Paris Soda Shop and Main Street bridge.

Historic photos are shown throughout the tour.
Tours are free but donations are gratefully accepted to help fund this program.

2019 Walking Tour Schedule:
Friday, August 2, 10:30am
Friday, September 6, 10:30am

All tours are weather permitting. Please call 269-845-4054 for more information.