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Mount Pleasant home and garden tour slated for Aug. 4, 5

July 29, 2012
Salem News

The Historical Society of Mount Pleasant will present its annual "Friends and Family Tour" of historical homes and gardens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 4 and 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 5. Tickets are available at the Burriss Store, 311 Union St., Mount Pleasant. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6 to 12 and free for 5 and under. Pictured is the Friends Yearly Meeting House State Memorial owned by the Ohio Historical Society, built in 1814, and stands as a monument to one of the nation's small but influential religious denominations, the Society of Friends, or Quakers. Five other historic sites on the tour, owned and operated by the Historical Society of Mount Pleasant, include the Harris/Bone Store log cabin 1804, the pre-Civil War Tin Shop 1840, the Historical Center 1846, the (Elizabeth House Mansion Museum) the John Gill House 1835, and the Burriss General Store 1895. For more information call 800-752-2631. (Submitted photo)

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