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Halls decked for holiday home tour

The Barnesville Women’s League will hold its annual Holiday Tour of Homes on Saturday Dec. 4, from 3-7 p.m.. In addition to wonderful holiday decorating ranging from a Charlie Brown tree to a 600ornament wonder, the five homes on the tour can give visitors a glimpse into Barnesville’s rich history. This year’s tour features the home of longtime Barnesville merchant Mable Deraney at 147 Stafford Ave. The home features a large collection of snow villages and nativity scenes in each room. Former Texans Terry and Lucy English now call 701 Thomaston St. home. Several trees are decorated with Lucy English’s extensive ornament collections which she began in college. Jane Huguely is the fourth owner of the stately home at 637 Greenwood St. She has been working since before Halloween to decorate her 1888 home built by Charles Lambdin as a wedding present for his daughter. The home of Jimmy and Saralyn Fountain at 620 McKenzie Rd., Milner, highlights elaborate renovations and historic preservation with country style decorations including fresh greenery and a tree with shotgun shell lights. Wonder at the seven trees and four mantles that await you at Sylvia Harmon’s home at 171 Main St., Milner, including a tree decorated with 600 ornaments collected over the last three decades. ’I’ve really been enjoying decorating,’ said Harmon. ‘I’ve always wanted to be on the tour of homes.’ Refreshments will be served by Women’s League members at the clubhouse on Stafford. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 day of the tour. All proceeds from the tour benefit local charities. For information contact tour chairperson Judy Patton-Henry at 770-358-7157.

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