East Row Victorian Christmas Tour, Newport, Kentucky

Each year, the East Row Victorian Christmas Tour is held the first weekend in December in the East Row Historic District in Newport, Kentucky. Tour hours each day are 12:00 – 6:00. The East Row Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is the second largest historic district in Kentucky.

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House Museums

Promont House in Milford
Promont is a Victorian mansion circa 1865 and the former home of John M. Pattison, Ohio’s 43rd Governor .
Tour information and appointments are available upon request to (513) 248-0324 or info@milfordhistory.net.
906 Main Street, Milford, OH 45150

The Betts House
Cincinnati’s oldest brick house.
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 12pm-5pm
Neighborhood walking tours: Every 4th Saturday, March-October at 1pm
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

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