Glenmore Mansion holding holiday tours

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2012 at 9:56 am

Historic Glenmore Victorian Mansion in Jefferson City is decorated for the holiday in festive greenery, bows, swags, trees and wreaths. The 15-foot parlor tree is adorned with Victorian ornaments.

 The 1869 Second-Empire Victorian Mansion will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1-2 and Dec. 8-9.

 Hot wassail and Victorian style sweets will be served in the mansion’s dining room. Admission is $5 for ages 13 to adult and $2.50 for ages 12 and under.

 “Take a step back in time during this Christmas season and experience the hospitality, beauty and history of Glenmore and the Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities historic site listed on the National Register of historic places,” said Helen Gray, president of the Glenmore Chapter APTA.

 The mansion is located in Jefferson City at 1280 North Chucky Pike, at the corner of Chucky Pike and Old Andrew Johnson Highway, one-half mile off Highway 11-E.

 For more information, call 865-475-4414 or 865-475-5014 and leave a message.

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