History Walk

Hopelands Gardens and Rye Patch 135 Dupree Place, Aiken

History Walk. Join Allen Riddick, Aiken’s own local historian, for a walk back in time to Aiken in the age of the Winter Colony (late 1800s). Learn about Hopelands Gardens and Rye Patch, the historic properties, and the families (Rogerses and Iselins) who owned them. The walk is cancelled if inclement weather occurs. Please meet in front of the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum. Online registration utilizing PRT online registration In-person registration is now available at the front desk of Odell Weeks Activity Center, 1700 Whiskey Rd, Aiken, SC 29803. For more questions about registration, please email info@hopelandsgardens.com or call the Weeks Center at (803) 642-7631.