Doors open for OctoberTour next weekend

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 22, 2009

Historic Salisbury Foundation’s 34th OctoberTour tour of homes will be held next weekend, Oct. 10-11.
Besides the homes, the weekend includes a Civil War history living encampment, musicians, artists, the Bank Street Cafe and free trolley service.
The tour is open:
– Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
– Sunday, Oct. 11, from 1-5:30 p.m.
This year’s sites include:
– The Rock House at 255 S. Fulton St, home of Janet and Keith Gapen
– The Mackenzie-Grimes House at 228 W. Bank St., home of Dick and Dale Huffman.
– The Davis-Hunter House at 131 W. Bank St., home of Mark and Barbara Perry.
– The Hedrick Block at 101 S. Main St. on the Square, home of Ted and Cheryl Goins and also home for Pottery 101 on the ground floor.
– The Rufty House at 310 E. Bank St. the home of Richard Brown and Jo Linn Cash.
– The Hall House at 226 S. Jackson St. Historic Salisbury Foundation owns the house museum.
– Hamill-Holmes House at 321 E. Bank St., which the foundation is rehabilitating and is available for purchase.
– The Wood Grove House at 185 Cress Road in western Rowan County, home of Sally Murphy.
Tickets will be $16 in advance and $20 on the day of the tour. Tour tickets for Historic Salisbury Foundation members and groups of 10 or more are $13 each.
Children ages 6-12 are $10.
For ticket information, call the foundation at 704-636-0103.
This year’s tour also includes a 5K race and fun run, starting at 8 a.m. Oct. 10. For more information, go to www. historic