Nacogdoches, Texas- Spend the afternoon touring some of Nacogdoches’ most elegant private residences at the annual Tour of Homes presented by Friends of Historic Nacogdoches, Inc. and sponsored by the Nacogdoches County Board of Realtors.
Galveston Historic Homes Tour to Kick Off with Grand Preview and Antique Appraisals
The bust featured in the photo was created in the image of Great Grandmother Knox, married to John Henry Hutchings, Sr. by an artist named Rancoulet. Galveston Historical Foundation will find it’s true value at The Grand Preview on May 2. Estimates vary between $800 to $20,000, but GHF is leaving it to the experts at Simpson Galleries to find out the real value.
Galveston Island, Texas – GHF’s 1940 Sears Building, at 2202 Broadway, will play host to an evening of champagne, hors d’oeuvres and appraisals of your personal historic items from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, May 2. The kickoff event for the 40th Annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour will feature appraisers from Houston’s Simpson Gallery, who will be on hand to view and appraise your personal items during this special Homes Tour kickoff. Don’t have anything to appraise? The event will be set up to allow spectators to see for themselves the items on display. For those bringing an item for appraisal, only items able to be carried in by the owner are allowed.
Tour of Homes “Christmas Inspiration” Set for Dec. 8
NACOGDOCHES – The Tour of Homes “Christmas Inspiration” will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, December 8. Tickets are $15 and available in advance at the Visitor Center, 200 E. Main St., as well as at each home the day of the tour. The Tour of Homes is sponsored by Citizens 1st Bank and the Nacogdoches County Board of Realtors. Proceeds from the tour help benefit Friends of Historic Nacogdoches projects.
A Home For Leaders: The Pennybacker-Campbell-Wommack House In Palestine, Texas- This two-and-a-half story frame dwelling is typical of the many large Queen Anne-style houses found in the neighborhood south of historic downtown Palestine, known as “Silk Stocking Row.”
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