The Castleton Women’s Club 81st Annual Colonial Day House Tour will be held Saturday, Aug. 17th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This annual event features over a dozen sites throughout the village including outstanding period homes, public buildings, and historic sites, including three at Castleton University.
There will be a free Vermont Humanities Council program at the Federated Church on Main Street at 4:15 featuring “Music of the Civil War Period” with Linda Radtke, mezzo-soprano and Arthur Zorn, piano. Colonial games and toys will be available for children to use throughout the day and an Ice Cream Social will be held on the lawn of the Castleton Library.
Castleton University students will perform a skit at the Old Medical Chapel that addresses the true account of “The Hubbardton Raid” when students from the Castleton Medical School stole a body from a freshly dug grave site in the town of Hubbardton. The skit will be performed at 11 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Tour tickets are $20, or $18 for seniors 62+, and can be purchased on Colonial Day at ticket booths on Main Street. For more information, visit castletonhistorichousetour.org