Hol­i­day Homes Tour set for Satur­day

Austin American-Statesman - - COMMUNITY NEWS - — Haleigh Svo­boda, amer­i­can-states­man Staff

The Bas­trop County His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety will hold its an­nual Hol­i­day Homes Tour from noon to 5 p.m. Satur­day.

The 2012 tour fo­cuses on the land that at­tracted set­tlers, lead­ing to the es­tab­lish­ment of Bas­trop, ac­cord­ing to an an­nounce­ment. The five tour sites, dec­o­rated for the hol­i­days, range from the re­stored An­cient Oaks plan­ta­tion house to more re­cent struc­tures.

The tour is self-guided, but do­cents will be avail­able to an­swer ques­tions about the sites’ his­tory. Tick­ets cost $15, with chil­dren un­der the age of 12 free. For more in­for­ma­tion or to pur­chase tick­ets, go to www.bas­trophol­i­day­home­s­tour.com or call the His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety at 512-303-0057.

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