The 17th Annual Victorian
Christmas Homes Tour & Tea 2016
December 3-4, 2016
The 2016 Annual Victorian Christmas Tour & Tea was held on December 3-4.
Five outstanding historic homes, decorated in festive Christmas decor, were selected for the 2016 Tour.
Visitors experienced the Historic District in all its holiday Victorian splendor.
Tours and Teas began at the First United Methodist Church (10th and Juliana Streets) at 1:00 P.M., 3:00 P.M. and the Candlelight Tour at 6:00 P.M. Tour-goers arrive at least thirty minutes early.
On Saturday, December 3, the tours were escorted by guides in period attire, homeowners shares the history of their homes, and guests attended a lavish Victorian Tea as part of the $15.00 donation.
On Sunday, December 3 from 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M., the Tour was self-guided, and no Tea is included. Tickets were sold at each house. The cost is $10.00.
Both days children ten and under are admitted free accompanied by an adult.
Advance tickets purchased online are charged an additional $1 convenience fee.
For further information and reservations call 304-422-9861.
Proceeds will go toward improvements to the Historic District.
2016 Christmas Tour Homes:
Van Winkle-Zelner Castle -1209 Ann Street | Note: “The Castle” is a bonus tour home for the 2016 Tour Event which will only be open on Saturday tours.
Cameron & Patty Youngstrom House, 1027 Ann Street
Norman & Judith Smith House, 1024 Juliana Street
John & Lynn Nicholson House, 1214 Ann Street
Smith-Knapp House, 1125 Juliana Street
The West Virginia Baptist Convention, 1019 Juliana Street