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.

NORTHSIDE HOUSE TOUR, Cincinnati, Ohio

Since it started in 1990, the Northside House Tour has included everything from American Foursquares to mid-century moderns to LEED-certified homes found in this diverse and unique Cincinnati neighborhood.  The next tour is planned for September 2020.

Do you know of an upcoming home tour we are missing?

Please let us know at info@cincinnatihistorichomes.com

House Museums

PROMONT HOUSE

Promont is a Victorian mansion circa 1865 and the former home of John M. Pattison, Ohio’s 43rd Governor.

Docent-led or self-guided tours are available on Sundays, March-December from 1-4pm. Additional 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.

Open 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.

Tours available Thursday-Saturday, 10am-4pm Sun 12pm-4pm, or other times by appointment.

2950 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45205 – (513) 751-0651 – stowehousecincy.org

TAFT MUSUEM 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

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

LANE-HOOVEN HOUSE

Restored Victorian Gothic Revival home.

Open weekdays – 9am-4:30pm (FREE)

319 N. Third Street, Hamilton, OH 45011 – (513) 863-1389