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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Marana Heritage Conservancy is offering the 'Surprising Marana' bus tour and the public is invited to ride along. 

The bus tour will take place on Oct. 25 & 26 from 9 a.m. or noon on both days; and will be conducted by John Scheuring, a Naturalist and Historian. 

Stops along the tour include: the lime kilns along Silverbell, and the bat colony area at the Santa Cruz on Ina Rd. 

Participants will learn about the old Borquez Ranch site, Hohokam, Los Morteros, Butterfield Stage station, and Anza Expedition sites. As well as what the fate was of the Eisenhower 'Air Force One', and the darker side of the Lil Abner's Steakhouse story? The tour wraps up with farming in Marana, hot air ballooning, the Prisoner of War Camp, UA Experimental Farm, plus much more.

Reservations are required for this tour, to make yours today please email joanfsmith@hotmail.com or call (520) 572-5601, please leave a message and the call will be returned. 

The tour will depart from the Marana Civic Center (11555 W. Civic Center Drive, Marana 85653; between Sandario and Lon Adams, north of Barnett Road). 

Tickets are $10 per adult; $5 per child (12 years old and under) Payment is by cash or check before boarding the bus. 

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