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Historic Manchester Homes Tour

Description: House Tour of beautiful and historic Manchester homes to benefit the Manchester Sculpture Project.

Six homes in three parts of town will be included in the event which will run from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Homes are located on historic streets which celebrate the charm of Manchester including Comstock Road, Boulder Road, and Forest Street.

Tickets will be available for $35.00 in advance at E.M. Dougan Art & Framing, Woodland Gardens and the Town of Manchester Customer Service and Information Center. Attendees must be at least 16 years of age.

Tickets will also be available for $40.00 on the day of the event at 50 Forest Street, the Philip Cheney House.

Also, a full size Clay rendering of the Joe McCluskey statue will be on site at the Rainville house on Boulder Road as part of the tour. And the sculptor Michael Keropian and will be there as well.

Docents will be available at each location to share information about the home and its history in the community. Music by many of the area's fine musicians will accompany the tour.

The Manchester Sculpture Project committee has been working for two years to raise funds to erect three life size bronze sculptures, with Olympian, four time Manchester Road Race winner and Manchester native Joe McCluskey as the first to be honored. His statue will stand across from Highland Park Market along the Road Race route. He is widely regarded as one of Manchester's greatest athletes. The statue is being created by Manchester native, Michael Keropian.

Information about the event can be obtained by calling 860-913-0523 or on the Manchester Sculpture Project's Facebook page.
Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm EDT
Duration: 6 hours
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
Created by: csiccalendar
Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2018 11:46am EDT