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Tipton-Haynes hosts 'Visions of Christmas:1860' on Dec. 3

Jeff Bobo • Nov 28, 2016 at 9:11 AM

JOHNSON CITY — The Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site will host “Visions of Christmas: 1860” on Dec. 3 from 2-6 p.m.

Visitors are invited to enjoy an 1860 holiday when the historic buildings will be decorated with fresh greenery & lit with oil lamps.

Take a tour through the house as volunteers and re-enactors will portray the Haynes family prior to the beginning of the Civil War.

Help also celebrate the Dec. 2 birthday of Landon Carter Haynes, and sample food cooked over an open hearth.

Make holiday crafts with your family while enjoying Christmas music and treats.

To take a tour, visitors must call and reserve a time slot, and regular admission will be charged.

For groups ten or more, admission will be $4 for adults and $1.50 for children 12 and under.

Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site, known also as Tipton-Haynes House, was built in 1784 and is located at 2620 South Roan Street in Johnson City.

For more information call (423) 926-3631.                                                                                         

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