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    Lehmann Home

    This 1886 Queen-Anne-Style home was originally built for Thomas Cronin.

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    J. H. Cronin Store

    The J. H. Cronin Store, built by Jeremiah Cronin in 1869, is being converted into a restaurant and apartments.

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    Snook home

    This 1857 Gothic Revival home is the oldest on the 2017 tour.

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    Anderson home

    Marshall's only Second Empire home was built in 1870.

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    Coulon home

    This 1858 cottage is connected with the owners of the Marshall Folding Bathtub Co.

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    Allen-Hodo home

    This early 1900s Craftsman home likely was updated from a pre-Civil-War house.

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    Zion Lutheran Church

    Zion Lutheran Church, rebuilt on this site in 1901, is part of the tour and also will have its Oktoberfest 2017 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9.

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    Great Escape Stage Co.

    The Great Escape Stage Co. soon will unveil its new lobby in what once was the Knights of Pythias Hall built in 1905.

54th Annual Historic Home Tour


This Italianate-style home was built for Marshall merchant Jeremiah Cronin in 1873. It will be featured on the 2017 Marshall Historic Home Tour.


9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9;

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10

Cost: Tickets are $20; children under 12 free



The Midwest's longest-running home tour

Six private residences with each home representing a different architectural style -- Gothic Revival, Cottage, Italianate, Second Empire, Queen Anne and Craftsman

Two of the homes were built for Cronin brothers.  The home of Jeremiah Cronin was the inspiration for the John Bellairs novel "The House with a Clock in Its Walls."   Entertainment media outlets have reported actor Jack Black and director Eli Roth have been signed for a movie based on the novel.

Two Michigan Avenue builings -- J. H. Cronin Store and Great Escape Stage Co.

The Cronin houses and store all had been abandoned and empty in recent years.  Now restored, being restored or repurposed.

Seven museums -- Honolulu House, Marshall Historical Museum at the GAR Hall, Capitol Hill School, American Museum of Magic, U.S.Postal Service Museum, Governor's Mansion, Walter's Gasoline Museum 

Zion Lutheran Church with its Oktoberfest on Saturday

Art at the Museum, a juried fine arts and crafts fair, on the Honolulu House Museum grounds both days

Civil War Ball in front of the Honolulu House on Saturday evening

Free parking downtown and at the Calhoun County Fairgrounds

Free shuttle buses

Food venues at local churches

Tickets are good for both days



107 N. Kalamazoo Ave · Marshall, MI 49068
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