Mount Gretna Tour of Homes set for Aug. 6

By on August 3, 2016

Enjoy a fascinating glimpse into the architecture and style of Mount Gretna’s iconic homes. A self-guided walking tour includes homes and gardens of contrasting sizes and styles, reflecting the various styles and tastes of Mount Gretna homeowners.

A trolley will transport attendees to one home, the Mount Gretna Inn will be open and serving lemonade on their porch, the Historical Society Museum will be open and staffed with volunteers to answer questions on all things Gretna, and Chautauqua homeowners will have food and drink available at the Hall of Philosophy. The Mount Gretna School of Arts studio and three gardens designed by a local artist, Ryan Fretz will also be on the tour. The result is a delightful day in the shady, nostalgic surroundings of Mount Gretna.

Tickets cost $20 in advance, or $25 the day of the tour. To order, call 361-1508. Tickets are also being sold at all Stauffer’s of Kissel Hill locations.

The Hall of Philosophy is one of 13 stops on the 32nd annual Mount Gretna Tour of Homes, set for Aug. 6.

The Hall of Philosophy is one of 13 stops on the 32nd annual Mount Gretna Tour of Homes, set for Aug. 6.

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