Preston His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety host­ing sev­eral events

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PRESTON — Preston His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety will hold its last mem­ber­ship meet­ing for 2018 at 7 p.m. Mon­day, Nov. 19, at the His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety and Mu­seum lo­cated at 167 Main Street in Preston.

Gene Har­ris, a life-long res­i­dent of Preston and PHS His­to­rian, will be giv­ing a pre­sen­ta­tion on the his­tory of the Preston area. he pub­lic is in­vited to at­tend.

The His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety and Mu­seum will be open for its last reg­u­lar Satur­day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17, and be closed for the Thanks­giv­ing hol­i­day week­end.

It will re­open on Satur­day, Dec. 1, for its fifth an­nual Christ­mas Open House. Ad­mis­sion is free and re­fresh­ments will be served. Baked goods and hol­i­day items will be avail­able for pur­chase.

This year, the His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety will be the pickup lo­ca­tion for tick­ets to the Com­mu­nity Club of Preston’s 2018 Hol­i­day House Tour, also tak­ing place De­cem­ber 1. The tour will be­gin at 10 a.m. and run un­til 3 p.m. Seven Preston area homes are fea­tured, tick­ets pur­chased in ad­vance cost $20, and can be ob­tained on­line at pre­ston­md­house­tour.eventbrite. com or by mail­ing a check to the Com­mu­nity Club at Post Of­fice Box 4, Preston, MD 21655.

A lim­ited num­ber of tick­ets will be avail­able for sale at the His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety’s Open House for $25. For more info on the Hol­i­day House Tour, visit Face­book at “Com­mu­nity Club of Preston, Mary­land” or call 410-3105454. For more info on the Christ­mas Open House visit pre­ston­his­tor­i­cal­so­ci­ety.com, Face­book at “Preston His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety”, or call 410-310-5454.

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