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Holiday Homes Tour Tickets Now Available

The Mason-Dixon Public Library and the Stewartstown Historical Society will host their Holiday Homes Tour on Saturday, December 3rd this year. The holiday tour is returning after an absence of several years due to Covid concerns. Hours for the tour begin at 11 am and conclude at 4 pm. Tour visitors will be welcomed into Five private residences plus the Hyson Schoolhouse, Belle Grade Farmhouse Getaway, and the Cross Roads Methodist Church where an optional lunch will be available. Each tour site is unique with interesting architecture, history, special collections, or inspiring decorations for the Holiday Season. Tour passes and the optional lunch may be purchased now at the library, which is located at 250 Bailey Drive in Stewartstown. Tour passes are $20 per adult and the optional lunch is an additional $7. Cash or Credit Cards are accepted.

The 2022 Tour Sites include the home of Bill & Susan Herbert in Stewartstown, the home of Mark & Debbie Debowes in Stewartstown, the home of Greg & Kathy Phillips in Stewartstown, the Hyson One-room Schoolhouse, the home of Jim & Vicki Schwertzler in Stewartstown, the Cross Roads United Methodist Church, the home of Preston & Bette Taylor in Fawn Grove and the Belle Grade Farmhouse Getaway in Pylesville, Md (1/2 mile from Fawn Grove).

On December 3rd tour participants will pick up their tour passes and directions at either the Library or the Cross Roads United Methodist Church. Hot beverages & restroom facilities will be available at both starting points. Participants can then proceed to visit the properties in any sequence they desire. Should Tour passes still be available on the day of the tour they will cost $25. Please, join in the fun to make this Holiday Homes Tour a success benefiting both non-profit community organizations. For additional information contact the Mason-Dixon Public Library at 717-993-2404 or Mary Linkous at 717-382-4147.

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