Oakhill, Italianate, 1858
Local magicians will be performing on the grounds of this home tour favorite during tour hours.
Colonial Revival, 1931
Visitors will enjoy seeing paintings and a sculpture by owner Carol Beuker.
National House Inn, 1835
The oldest operating inn in Michigan was the first brick building built in Calhoun County.
Italianate, ca. 1864
David and Rosie Clark have spent the last five years renovating this home that is on the tour for the first time since 1967.
Queen Anne, 1890
Martin and Lucy Overhiser returned this home to a single-family residence. It had been an apartment building for 40 years.
St. Mary Rectory
This 1852 Gothic Revival home is on the tour for the first time.
Grannies Attic, 1861
Myron and Teri Banfield now live in a second-floor apartment above their downtown antiques store. There is also a roof-top patio.
EastEnd Gallery & Studio, 1870
Visitors will enjoy seeing the changes to the second and third floors as these once forgotten spaces will be put back to use.
The Harvester, 1880
This Queen Anne house was converted to a floral shop in 2004.
First Presbyterian Church, 1873
This Gothic Revival structure was twice damaged by tornadoes.
Marshall's octagon house, built in 1856, was presented on this year's home tour as under restoration.
Held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12-13, 2015
Cost: Tickets were $20 each and could be used both days. Children 12 & under free.
52nd annual tour
Longest-running home tour in the Great Lakes area
7 private residences including Marshall's octagon house, Oakhill and three others were on tour for the first time.
3 commercial buildings -- National House Inn, EastEnd Gallery & Studio, The Harvester Flower Shop
8 museums -- Honolulu House, Marshall Historical Museum at the GAR Hall, Capitol Hill School, Governor's Mansion, American Museum of Magic (2 sites), Marshall U.S. Post Office Museum, and Walters Gasoline Museum
First Presbyterian Church
5 Calhoun County Fairgrounds buildings -- Floral Hall, Houston School, Old Maple Grove Church, Fair Museum and Belcher building
Art at the Museum was a juried arts-and-crafts fair on the grounds of the Honolulu House Museum
Musical entertainment was at select tour homes
Magicians performed at Oakhill during tour hours - a treat for all ages!
Civil War Ball held in front of the Honolulu House on Saturday evening - fortunately, the good weather continued so no finery was drenched!
A fun community picnic celebrated the end of the weekend at parking lot accross from Marshall District Library at 5 p.m. Sunday
As always, free parking downtown and at the fairgrounds and free shuttle buses during the tour made parking and visiting the venues easy.
The 2015 Home Tour Committee extends its sincere appreciation to our generous sponsors for their continuted support of the Marshall Historical Society's committment to preserve, protect, and promote Marshall's heritage.
Whitney J. Jonas
Hemmingsen Drug Store
Jeff & Julie Greene
Rotary Club of Marshall
Dick & Bea Walters
Schroeder & DeGraw PLLC
Schuler's Restaurant & Pub
Darling Ace Hardware
Marshall Animal Care
Scott Evans / Edward Jones
Jackson & Jackson LLC
Maplewood of Marshall
Jason P. Rapelje, Edward Jones
New Beginnings Psychological Services P.C.
Larry's Floor Covering & Paint Spot Inc.
Marshall Community Credit Union