​​Save the Date!

Sunday, Sept. 24th, 2017

Celebrate with us our 42nd Annual Tour of Historic Places!  Plan to join us on Sunday, September 24, 2017 as we feature Racine sites focused on the theme “Expanding Westward, Looking Upward”. The concentration of the sites are in the greater Manree Park Neighborhood, with buildings in close proximity potentially creating a comfortable walking tour.  The goals of our tours is too:
  • showcase homes/buildings of historic interest
  • educate tour goers of historically relevant information about the community, neighborhoods and residents
  • encourage attendees to consider the work of preserving buildings/homes
  • positively present the Racine community

Funds raised on the tour and through this donation drive, support our educational programs and our mission:
“to identify and to actively encourage the preservation of buildings, sites, and districts in the Racine community
that have historical, architectural, or cultural value”.​

Plan now to attend our tour of historic buildings and home in Racine’s Manree Park Neighborhood on Sunday, Sept. 24th, 2017 from 11:30am - 5:30pm.  We hope that you will attend.

​Following are the nine sites we welcome you to tour or you may download our 2017 tour information handout.  (Please note that homes featured in this event are private residences and may have stairs that could possibly limit accessibility
​​Tour locations will be open Sunday, Sept. 24th from 11:30am until 5:30pm

Tickets:    $15.00 Advance Price
                 $18.00 Day of the Tour

On tour day your ticket can be redeemed for a tour booklet with a map displaying all of the sites at any of the following Tour Ticket/Information table locations beginning at 11:00.

Murray Mansion - 2219 Washington Avenue
Mound Cemetary - 1147 West Boulevard
Walker House - 4310 Washington Avenue

​All sites to be toured are in close proximity to these ticket stations. 
  
Tickets are non-refundable.  The tour will take place rain or shine.  The tour includes private homes that are not handicapped accessible, anyone with mobility concerns should make personal choices in accordance.  This is our major fundraiser of the year and we hope for a strong attendance.  We ask for your patience if there are lines.

Funds raised on the tour and through this donation drive, support our educational programs and our mission:
“to identify and to actively encourage the preservation of buildings, sites, and districts in the Racine community
that have historical, architectural, or cultural value”.​

To learn more about the Racine, find accommodations, and check out other exciting events happening
Visit:  www.realracine.com and www.racinedowntown.com.

If you have questions please contact us.

help Support the tour

​Your support is valued! Please consider a financial contribution .  

​Thank you in advance for supporting the 42nd Annual Tour of Historic Places. Please join the community in attending the tour and celebrating the history of Racine. 
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Preservation Racine is a 501(c)3 organization and all contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.