Home Tour 2020

A virtual experience you'll never forget!

Home Tour Reimagined...

Given the continued state of Covid19, most members, homeowners, volunteers, and visitors aren't ready to return to live events, so please click to enjoy watching our first ever...

Virtual Historic Home Tour!

 

Is it a big change from our traditional live home tour? You bet! Will we miss seeing you in person at these lovely historic properties? No doubt! But let your hearts not be troubled as Home Tour Chair, Rachel Hancock, has some amazing homes lined up just for you!

Be sure to watch the Home Tour Video on YouTube and also checkout the home tour book below!

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The Tour Homes

904 Ash Street: The Carpenter-Hyer House

This charming 1884 house was built in the Folk Victorian style for railroad agent Livingston Carpenter and his wife Mary and is now the home of Michael and Kelley Worden.

1103 S. Elm Street: The Irvine-Stewart House

Built in 1898 by lumberman George Irvine for his newlywed daughter Eva and her husband Wiley Sillure, this home started as a Folk Victorian facing 11th Street and now is the lovely Craftsman bungalow that owners Cid Ransom and John Lawton call home.

1008 E. University Avenue: The Hyer-Sells House

Beginning its life in 1904 as a sprawling, single-story house for Dr. Robert S. Hyer, Regent of Southwestern University, this now stately two story serves as the San Gabriel House Bed and Breakfast, is owned by Jeannie Snead, and is managed by Danni Babik.

Why virtual? Why not just wait until next year?

The importance of preservation continues despite current challenges imposed by Covid19. The Home Tour is our biggest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds benefit our organization as well as the Preservation Fund Grant Program through which we offer grants to community members who are restoring structures in the historic district. Applications for this program are currently being considered. Therefore, it's super important for us to work together toward another successful event. And your help is needed for that...

What can I do to help?

  • Support our sponsors the best way you can.
  • Donate!
  • Join us on the tour...from the comfort of your home! Break out the popcorn!

With great appreciation for your continued support and admiration for valuing preservation in our community, we thank you.

Together, we will keep Georgetown historic!

Watch the FREE Virtual Home Tour!  Free? We want EVERYONE to have access to these historic properties. Consider clicking the donate button above to help us fund our 2021 grant program.

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