Wednesday, August 10, 2011

48th Annual Historic Home Tour

The Marshall, Michigan Historic Home Tour has been called the Granddaddy of Midwest Home Tours and is famous all over the country for its traditions and heritage. The 48th annual tour will be offering exquisite private homes and businesses for public viewing and enjoyment.

The tour will feature seven homes and will include seven historic museums covering diverse specialties such as unusual architecture, antique home furnishings, Civil War memorabilia, a restored antique post office, Michigan's largest collection of magic memorabilia as well as two art centers. To close out the tour's twenty structures will be one business from Marshall's well-maintained historic business district.  Some of this year’s locations for the Bellairs-minded tourist:
  • American Museum of Magic
  • American Museum of Magic Library
  • Honolulu House Museum
  • G.A.R. Hall Museum
  • Trinity Episcopal Church
Marshall's tour was voted the Best Home Tour by the readers of AAA's Michigan Living magazine.

This year’s event takes place from Saturday, September 10 (9am-5pm) to Sunday, September 11 (10a-5pm). For more information, including cost, please contact the Marshall Historical Society. Visit the Bellairsia forum to learn about other events.

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