Take a stroll — or a trolley ride! — down Main Street and visit four recently restored 18th, 19th and early 20th century homes and gardens located within a half mile of each other in the historic downtown. All four of these first-time-on-tour properties have received awards for historic preservation. Lexington, is a unique time capsule of architectural styles.
Home to both VMI and W&L, this Shenandoah Valley town is also a thriving commercial center bustling with art galleries, unique shops and restaurants, private residences and historic inns.
Tour Highlights: Presentations on Tax Credits and the Restoration of Historic Buildings, The History of Main Street, Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery tours, container gardening demonstrations, refreshments and blue grass music.
Enjoy a special Garden Day luncheon at downtown restaurants and plan to stay the night in an historic downtown inn, hotel or B&B.
Tour Properties: Grace House: 506 South Main St. | The J.T. McCrum House: 321 South Main St. | 1 Sheridan Row | 5 Sheridan Row
Tickets: Available in Lexington 5/1 - 4/25, Lexington Visitor Center or Hamilton-Robbins. Cash or check only. By mail: send a business-size, self-addressed envelope with a check payable to Blue Ridge Garden Club to Kathy Lamb, 93 Riverbend Dr., Lexington, VA 24450.
Admission Fee: Advance Tickets: $20/person. Day-Of Tickets: $25/person
Last Updated: 7/23/2014 1:44 PM