Quincy Preserves Spring House Tour is This Sunday
This Sunday, May 1, the Quincy Preserves Spring House Tour of 6 different locations will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. The tour will take place rain or shine. Homes and buildings on the tour are located at 2040 Prairie Avenue, 2024 Prairie Avenue, 2315 York, 230 S. 24th, Dick’s Brewery Stock House at 925 York and Washington Theater at 425 Hampshire.
Advance tickets are $12 and on the day of the tour they are $15. Proceeds from the tour benefit Quincy Preserves Scholarship Program and the Façade Program of Quincy Preserves.
Those attending the tour can visit the homes/buildings in any order. Sometimes there is a line to visit one home and there is another in the same vicinity without a line. Each home offers a glimpse into the past while enjoying the beauty of Quincy in the spring. It is advised to wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to climb and descend stairs.
Advance tickets can be purchased online at quincypreserves.org website. On-line advance tickets can be picked up at the 230 S. 24th location the day of the tour. Advance tickets are also available at Kirlin’s Hallmark, 534 Maine and the Quincy Mall, Emerald City Jewelers at 3236 Broadway, Adam Florist at 522 South 8th, Sullivan’s Antiques at 9th and Hampshire, Quincy Society of Fine Arts at 300 Civic Center Plaza and the History Museum at 332 Maine Street in Quincy.
In Hannibal, tickets will be available at Dempsey and Dempsey at 716 Broadway. Debit cards will be accepted at 230 South 24th Street in Quincy on the day of the tour. For questions or additional information, call the tour chairperson, Gina Druffel, at 217-653-0649.