East Row Christmas Tour, Newport, KY, Victorian Christmas Tour, December 2-3, 2017. 12-6pm.

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House Museums

Promont House in Milford Open House
Holiday Open House
December 16-17, 2017
1-4:00 PM each day

Each year, the elves at Promont create a special holiday wonderland. Decorations of Victorian style will sparkle throughout the house with snowflakes, feathers, flowers, lace and more in this year’s theme titled “Birds of a Feather.” In addition to the beautiful decor and holiday decorations, the “Madam of the Manor” mannequin will add a beautiful sparkle. AND, on December 17, the Madam will be awarded to one lucky winner on December 17.

Visitors to the Holiday Open House will enjoy lite-bite refreshments along with these special offers:

  • Free admission to Promont and an opportunity to enjoy a documented, self-guided tour
  • Impromptu discussion with costumed docents who will be available to answer questions about Promont
  • An opportunity to purchase raffle tickets on the unique “Madam of the Manor” holiday mannequin with the drawing scheduled for 3:30 PM on Sunday, December 17
  • A chance to sign up to win one of two gift baskets featuring selected items from the Promont gift shop
  • A Promont miniature replica FREE with each new GMAHS membership at a $50 level or higher

Make Promont part of your holidays this year!

The Betts House
Cincinnati’s oldest brick house.
Tues-Thurs – 11am-2pm
2nd & 4th Saturdays each month – 12:30pm-5pm
(Other days and times by appointment)
416 Clark Street, Cincinnati, OH 45203 – (513) 651-0734 – info@TheBettsHouse.org

Harriet Beecher Stowe House
The Harriet Beecher Stowe House was built by Lane Seminary in 1833 to serve as the residence of that institution’s president and was the residence of hers when she learned about the evils of slavery which inspired her book, Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
May 1-Labor Day: Tues-Thurs & Sat – 10am-2pm
Labor Day-November 30: Tues, Wed & Sat – 10am-2pm
December 1-April 30: Wed – 10am-12pm, Sat – 10am-2pm
(Group appointments available)
2950 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45205 – (513) 751-0651 – stowehousecincy.org

Taft Museum of Art
A Federal-style home built in 1820, it now contains 12 rooms of displays, including portraits and landscapes by Rembrandt, Turner, Gainsborough, Whistler and Corot.
Wed & Fri – 11am-4pm, Sat & Sun – 11am-5pm (Sundays FREE)
316 Pike Stree, Cincinnati, OH 45202 – (513) 241-0343 – www.taftmuseum.org

William Howard Taft National Historic Site
Birthplace and boyhood home of the 27th president. The Greek Revival brick home has four rooms furnished in period. Other rooms have exhibits depicting the Taft family.
Open daily – 10am-4pm
2038 Auburn Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45219 – (513) 684-3262 – www.nps.gov/wiho

Heritage Village Museum
Village is a recreated 1800’s community featuring thirteen historic buildings that were saved from destruction and moved to their present location.
Public Tours May-September (Call for tour times)
Sharon Woods Park, Sharonville, OH 45241 – (513) 563-9484 – info@heritagevillagecincinnati.org

The Christian Waldschmidt Homestead & Civil War Museum
Built by Christian Waldschmidt in 1796. It is one of the best examples of Pennsylvania Dutch architecture west of the Allegany Mountains.
Tours May-October: Sun – 1-5pm (Special tours can be provided on weekdays)
7567 Glendale-Milford Road, Camp Dennison, OH 45111 – (513) 576-6327 – waldschmidt@ohiodar.org

Dinsmore Homestead
Museum houses and preserves the original belongings of five generations of one family, with links to George Washington, the Roosevelts, and the B.F. Goodrich family.
Call for hours
5656 Burlington Pike, Burlington, KY 41005 – (859) 586-6117 – www.dinsmorefarm.org

Hillforest
Overlooking the Ohio River, Hillforest was the home of industrialist and financier Thomas Gaff and his family between 1855 and 1891.
April 1-December 30: Open daily except Mon – 1-5pm
213 Fifth St, Aurora, IN 47001 – (812) 926-0087

Promont House Museum
Restored Victorian mansion built in 1867 and maintained by the Greater Milford Area Historical Society.
Open daily except Mon – 1:30-4:30pm
906 Main St., Milford, OH 45150- (513) 831-4704

Lane-Hooven House
Restored Victorian Gothic Revival home.
Open weekdays – 9am-4:30pm (FREE)
319 N. Third Street, Hamilton, OH 45011 – (513) 863-1389