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Wilkes-Barre receives award for walking tour

The Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office honored the City of Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday.

The city received a Community Initiative Award for its Walkitecture Stepping Through History tour.

The 2.2 mile walk through Wilkes-Barre’s historic district highlights local history and architecture.

A companion booklet or the free Walkitecture mobile app provides information to tourists or interested residents along the walk.

The Wilkes-Barre Preservation Society supplied the information used in the self-guided tour.