Wednesday, September 21, 2016

11th Annual Watertown House Tour September 24

Once again this fall Watertown is throwing open the doors of private homes at the 11th annual Watertown House Tour on September 24 that is held to benefit the Watertown Historical Society.  The tour will take place from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., rain or shine.

This year, the tour features five architecturally unique homes including: The Lund House at 38 Academy Hill, The Rectory at 37 The Green, The Doster House at 151 Middlebury Road, The Long House at 241 Woodbury Road, and United Methodist Church and Asbury Cottage at 305 Main Street. The Nova Scotia Schoolhouse at 22 DeForest Street will also be open for viewing.

Advance house tour tickets are $25 per person, and will be $30 the day of the tour. Tickets for this self-guided house tour and are non-refundable & can be purchased by mailing a check or money order to: Watertown House Tour, P.O. Box 853, Watertown, CT 06795. Checks should be made payable to the "Watertown Historical Society". Tickets can also be purchased online with a credit card or Paypal at: Requests for tickets after Friday, September 16 will be held for pick-up on the day of the tour at the Nova Scotia Schoolhouse at 22 DeForest Street.

On the day of the tour tickets will be available at all of the businesses, all of the houses, and at the Nova Scotia Schoolhouse, which will be tour headquarters. Call the Museum at 860-274-1050 or view for more information.

The Watertown House Tour is a benefit for the Watertown Historical Society and Museum in Watertown, CT. The Watertown Historical Society is a private, nonprofit, all volunteer organization dedicated to collecting, preserving, and sharing Watertown and Oakville's history through the Museum.

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