GLOBE- The 34th annual Historic Home and Building Tour is set for April 7-8 in Globe. Early day homes that bring alive the excitement of territorial Globe will be featured along with two historic churches, Holy Angels Catholic Church which is celebrating its centennial, and St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.
Tickets for the tour are $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. A souvenir copper ticket is your ticket to a fascinating reminder of some of the architectural gems that will remind visitors of Globe’s history. Visitors will be shuttled from the train depot via courtesy between 9 am and 3 pm.
Visitors are driven to the various stops where hostesses will explain the history and bring the properties to life.
Craftsmen quality, brick construction and quaint cottages are included on this year’s tour.
The Pieces of Friendship Quilt Show will be ongoing the month of March and through the Home Tour weekend. It is showing currently at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts and will be a stop on the tour, as will the old jail.
For the second year, the Cemetery Tour brought to you by Globe Main Street, is scheduled the evening of April 7 and again, visitors will be shuttled from the train depot to the cemetery, where they will walk through and hear from characters dressed in historic garb. Participants should wear comfortable and clothing and walking shoes for the evening tour. Cost of this tour is $15 a person and combination tickets for the home tour and the cemetery tour are $25 a person. Buy the combination ticket prior to April 4, either online or at the chamber office or White Porch and you’ll receive a special gift for early birds.
The Historic Home and Building Tour is put on the by Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce. More than 100 volunteers are needed to put on the annual event, which marks its 34th anniversary this year. For more information call the chamber at 1-800-804-5623.
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I’ve lived in Globe many years but this will be my first year to try the Home Tour. How many homes are visited?
They tell us it is 5-6 homes. Plus there will be a Cemetery Tour (tickets purchased separately), and Holy Angels Church will be open as well.