Old Ge­orge­town tour set this week­end

Austin American-Statesman - - AUSTIN360 DAILY - Ge­orge­town Her­itage So­ci­ety

From con­verted former car re­pair shops to Vic­to­rian homes, the Ge­orge­town Her­itage So­ci­ety’s Hol­i­day Home Tour on Satur­day and Sun­day of­fers a unique va­ri­ety of houses, in­clud­ing four that are on the Na­tional Reg­is­ter of His­toric Places.

Among the fea­tured homes is the Caswell Car­riage Re­pair Shop and Garage that dates back to 1903. The build­ing be­came the first Ford deal­er­ship in Cen­tral Texas and also where Model T Fords were re­paired.

The an­nual tour is from noon to 5 p.m. Ad­vance tick­ets are $15 and $18 the week­end of the tour. To pur­chase tick­ets or for more in­for­ma­tion, visit george­town­her­itage­so­ci­ety. com.

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