Historic Lebanon announces the 9th Annual Historic Places Tour December 3, 2016; 5:00-8:30pm. This year’s tour will celebrate Cumberland University’s 175th year and its importance to the city of Lebanon and the development of its neighborhoods. Tour tickets are $8 advance and will be available at the Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber office, 149 Public Square, and the Historic Lebanon office, 324 West Main Street after November 9th. Tickets will be available the night of the tour for $10 at the Mitchell House, 106 N. Castle Heights Ave, and any of the tour sites.
Memorial Hall will also house a special display of artifacts, photographs and memorabilia documenting Cumberland’s 175 years.
This year’s sites include: The Mitchell House, 106 N. Castle Heights Ave; The McDearman Home, 113 Greenlawn Dr.; The Potter Home, 116 Pennsylvania Ave; The Patterson House, 304 Pennsylvania Ave; The Caldwell Home, 126 S. Greenwood; The Ritchie Home, 232 E. Spring Street; Catron Alumni house, 404 W. Spring (refreshment will be served at this location); Cumberland University’s Memorial Hall and Baird Chapel, One Cumberland Square.
The tour is self-guided and participants may start at any of the sites. For convenience, locations are listed on the back of advance tickets and a map is available for download here. Brochures will be available at each stop and also include a tour route map.
The Historic Places tour highlights several of Lebanon’s historic homes and structures. By shining a light on these local treasures, Historic Lebanon hopes to increase awareness of Lebanon’s history and stress the importance of local preservation efforts.
Historic Lebanon is proud to bring the tour to the community each December. This would not be possible without the support of our generous annual sponsors: Ligon and Bobo Funeral Home, C. Tracey Parks Law Office, Main Street Property Management, THW Insurance, Thackston Family Foundation, Wilson Bank and Trust, The City of Lebanon, the Wilson County Commission and CedarStone Bank.
For more information please contact Kim Parks, 615-547-9795, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The annual Historic Places tour is a great way to spend a wonderful night in your community and to support local historic preservation efforts.