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Saturday - March 31, 2018

We feature many significant homes and buildings on the 2018 Tour.

The Tour features many historical landmarks, some of which require an additional admission fee which may be purchased along with your Tour of Homes ticket.

Robert Toombs House

The home of Robert Toombs (1810-85), who was a pro-Union U.S. representative and U.S. senator, and then a Confederate general and Confederate secretary of state during the Civil War. The 19th-century period house is a state and national historic site, which features exhibits about the life of Toombs.

Callaway Plantation

Constructed in 1869, this mansion was the focal point of an 1820s 3,000 acre cotton plantation that stretched as far as the eye could see in many directions. The home remains virtually unaltered. The site also contains a number of period out-buildings.

 

Washington Historical Museum

An 1857 house is home to the Washington Historical Museum. The museum boasts a large collection featuring Civil War relics, native American artifacts, and a recreation of 19th century home life.

 

Mary Willis Library

The Mary Willis Library was founded in 1888 by Dr. Francis T. Willis in memory of his daughter. Designed by architect Edmund Lind, the Victorian library features a Tiffany stained- glass window commemorating the life of Mary Willis.

TOUR SCHEDULE

March 31, 2018
10am-5pm

Tour Headquarters: First Baptist Church; 105 West Robert Toombs Avenue (10:00am - 4:00pm)

Complimentary Tour shuttle service all day

SPECIAL EVENTS:

  • Private vintage auto collection
  • Artist Market on the Square
  • Admission to Washington Historical Museum, Robert Toombs House, and Callaway Plantation is available for an additional $10 fee at Tour HQ
  • Historic North Alexander School (1897), open 10am-5pm
  • Visit many of our local Churches,  the historic Mary Willis Library, and the renovated 1898 Fitzpatrick Hotel during the Tour.
  • Join us for lunch at the Washington Woman's Club, 108 N. Alexander Ave, 11am-1pm, ($12/person, tickets available at check-in or at the door).