The 2015 Annual Spring Garden Tour & Tea was held June 6-7, 2015, 1:00-5:00 pm.
Many new visitors and old friends alike enjoyed a Victorian afternoon visiting the gardens of Julia-Ann Square Historic District, Parkersburg, WV.
Tickets were available here for advance purchase, and are also sold onsite the day of the event.
In 2015, seven (7) lovely Historical District home gardens, along with a Victorian garden tea, were the featured attractions. The theme was “The Verandahs of Julia-Ann Square.”
Two popular historical re-enactment events taking place in nearby Riverview Cemetery were included. Kelleyn McClain portrayed “Miss Lily Irene Jackson’ and James McClain portrayed “Joseph H.Diss Debar,” the creator of the West Virginia State Seal.
Tickets, including the Tea on the Lawn and the re-enactment events, were $15.00 (+$1 when buying tickets online.) Children age 10 and under are admitted free with an adult.
All proceeds benefit Julia-Ann Square Historic District projects.
For additional information call Judith Smith at 304-422-9861
2015 Houses, Gardens and sites:
1203 Ann Street (Julie & Jim Deklavon House)
1024 Juliana Street (Caswell-Smith House)
1226 Juliana Street (Harris House)
112 13th Street (Robert & Melissa Herceg)
1315 Juliana Street (Becky & Bob Johnston)
936 Juliana Street (Tombin House)
940 Juliana St. (Martin House)
Riverview Cemetery (photo courtesy of James McClain Photography)
Kelleyn McClain portraying Miss Lily Irene Jackson in Riverview Cemetery historical re-enactment
James McClain portraying Joseph H. Diss Debar, creator of the West Virginia State Seal, in Riverview Cemetery historical re-enactment