Franklin Township's Cities of Franklin & Carlisle To Hold A One Day Historic Home Tour


Submitted Photo from Franklin Area Historical Society

FRANKLIN, OH -- The Carlisle Area Historical Society and Franklin Area Historical Society have scheduled a holiday historic home tour for Sat., Dec. 2, from 1 to 5 p.m.

The tour stops are in Franklin and Carlisle and include private homes, museums, historical societies and churches. Guests will be able to see gorgeous, historic spaces, as well as, have a chance to enjoy extras like cider, cookies, and carolers.

The tour begins at Franklin's Harding Museum, 302 Park Ave., Franklin, where tour goers will pick up a program, map, and wristband. After tour participants leave the Harding Museum, they're free to visit the tour stops in any order they wish. 

The Harding Museum has been professionally decorated for the holidays with the theme "All is calm, all is bright." The museum gift shop will be open during the afternoon; this year, the shop is showcasing works by local artisans and crafters.

(Contributed Photo) Harding House will be the starting point for the tour.

People may purchase tickets online at this EventBrite link or in person (cash or checks only) at the Harding Museum, Vinnie and Velvet, and A Country Peddler. Tickets are $20 presale and $25 at the door.  

The event is coordinated with the City of Franklin's Franklin in Lights Celebration, which will run from 4 to 7 p.m. on Dec. 2 in downtown Franklin. Those with questions about the Holiday Home Tour should call (937) 746-8295.

Event sponsors include:

Miami Valley Gaming, Narrow Way Custom Technology, Phyllis Scholp, D&M Custom Painting and Home Repairs, and Gross Lumber Company. Buddy's Garden; Architectural Reclamation; Associate Construction, Inc.; Your CBD Store Middletown; Barbara Chasteen: Sibcy Cline Realtors; B-SAFE DRIVING EDUCATION, LLC; City of Carlisle; H&H Car Sales; Harrison Pro Tree Service; Carlisle Lions Club International; Peoples Bank, Carlisle Branch; Edward Jones--Josh Taylor, Financial Advisor; Edward Jones--Josh Meyers, Financial Advisor; Carlisle Barber Shop; Carlisle Pit Stop Drive Thru; Carlisle Tire & Auto; Cookies Market; A Country Peddler; Dairy Queen; Pearson Bros Inc; Sassy Salon; Simply Brown; Steve Runge-Attorney at Law; TSK Enterprises (Middletown); and the Carlisle-Franklin Rotary Club.

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