Museums plan Victorian Christmas


Open houses set for Dec. 11

Staff Reports

TROY — The Museum of Troy History and the Overfield Tavern Museum will host combined open houses on Sunday, Dec. 11 from 1-5 p.m.

The museums are located across from each other on Water Street at the Mulberry Street intersection.

The Museum of Troy History is located in a brick home built in 1847 by John Kitchen and will showcase a Victorian parlor, foyer, and bedroom.

The 1900 Parlour Grand Piano will be played by students of Edie Demmitt. Guests are also encouraged to play this piano. The Troy High School Trojanaires Choir will perform by way of a recording from the early 1960’s.

The Overfield Tavern Museum is located in a log building that was constructed between 1803 and 1808. The rooms are accurately furnished in this time period. An interpretive guide can provide a tour of the museum.

Punch and refreshments will be served at the Museum of Troy History and both museums are free and open to the public.

Open houses set for Dec. 11