Hall House shines for volunteers

Published 12:00 am Sunday, December 6, 2015

Historic Salisbury Foundation thanked its volunteers Thursday with a reception at the Dr. Josephus Hall House, newly decorated for the holidays.

Some 100 people filled the nearly 200-year-old house.

Ashley and Jeremy Sorrell decorated the exterior of the house with its customary greenery and wreaths.

Hilda and Chad Morgan decked out the dining room, the focal point for the festivities.

Others who helped decorate the house:

Halls: Kathy Hill, Judy Currin and Nancy Clement.

Family parlor: Cheryl Correll, Sylvia Swisher, Josie Correll.

Music parlor: Rowan Doll Society, Gayle Hansen.

Dr. Hall’s bedroom: Debbie Lesley and Joyce Caldwell.

Children’s bedroom: Gwen Matthews.

Gold Hill bedroom: Sherrie Lowery and Lisa Murray, Stitichin’ Post Gifts.

Downstairs bedroom: Barbara Upright, Ann Lyles, Gavine Pitner and Chris Hilton, Hall House docents.

Owned by Historic Salisbury Foundation, the Hall House is open for tours 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. A candlelight tour will be held on Christmas Eve, from  6 to 8 p.m. The last tour days to see the decorations will be Dec. 26 and 27.