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Tuesday, May 09, 2006

9:13 PM

posted by HGN Secretary |

Take A Stroll Through History in Historic Edgefield

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 3, 2006) — From Friday, June 2, through Sunday, June 4, the 31st Annual Tour of Historic Edgefield Home and Gardens will showcase over eight homes reflecting three distinct eras of the neighborhood’s history. They include homes from the Victorian period, post-1916 fire or bungalow homes, and modern infill homes. Several gardens, two historic churches and a tearoom in an “italiante Garden” will be additional highlights. For details, please visit www.historicedgefield.org.

Festivities will begin on Friday, June 2, with a candlelight tour followed by a champagne reception. Between noon and 5 p.m. on June 3 and 4, enjoy a leisurely self-guided tour of home and gardens while learning the neighborhood’s most fascinating historical tales along the way. Tickets are $30 for the entire weekend’s activities including the reception, or $10 for the day tour. Tickets can be purchased on June 3 and 4 at the corner of 5th Street and Fatherland or at the corner of 8th Street and Russell.

On-street parking is available throughout the neighborhood, and transportation will be provided along the tour route. For those walking the tour route, park benches will be placed in front of each tour stop. Take a trip back in time, and experience the rich history found in Historic Edgefield.

CONTACT: Tamara Dickson 615-715-2730