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Historic West Point Homes Open for Tourists in December

November 18, 2010

Take a tour of West Point's beautiful, intriguing, historic downtown homes Sunday, Dec. 12, and behold a piece of the city's history that's been treasured and adored for so long.
Sponsored by the West Point/Clay County Growth Alliance, the Main Street Candlelight Tour of Homes will begin at 4 p.m. and go until 7 p.m. at seven historic homes located on East Main. Homes to be featured are: The Dyess home at 618 E. Main, a Spanish colonial style home built in 1927 by the Pryor Family; The Smith home at 708 E. Main, a two-story symmetrical Neo-Federal home built in 1950; The Pridmore home at 730 E. Main, a two-story Greek Revival home built in 1858; the Busby home at 713 E. Main, a two-story Queen Anne home; the Staggers home at 835 E. Main, a one story brick Neo-Federal home built in 1980; the Sundbeck home at 846 E. Main, a 1929 split level cottage designed by Cromwell and Smith; and the Reed Home at 1041 E. Main, a single-story traditional home built in 1945.
Trolleys will be available to make visiting the homes easy and convenient, and parking will be available. Hors d'oeuvres will be served at Palate Panache following the tour.
Tickets for the tour can be purchased in advance for $20 in most downtown stores at the door. tThe day of the tour, tickets will be $25.
Signage for the highway, downtown and the historic district will be purchased with the proceeds from this event. For more information, call the Growth Alliance at 662-494-5121.

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