Presentation, walking tour highlight Historic Preservation Month celebration

In conjunction with National Historic Preservation Month, Larry Hurto will give an audiovisual presentation at 7 p.m. tonight at Bridgehouse Coffee Co. titled “An 1884 Retrospective on Downtown Newton” using photographs taken by Fred Clifford.

Also, local historian and researcher Tom Hoover will lead a Historic Homes Walking Tour of the Howard Snyder and Maytag homes beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at the corner of South Third Avenue West and West Fourth Street South near Shay’s Tea Room. Hoover will share the stories of Snyder, the Maytag family and the Maytag Corporation.