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Victoria Preservation Inc. schedules home tour

By Sonny Long
March 29, 2013 at 6:03 p.m.
Updated March 29, 2013 at 10:30 p.m.

Dysart Home2407 N. DeLeon St.sl_victoria_home_tour_033013

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Midcentury architectural design will be a highlight during the Victoria Preservation Inc.'s 26th Historic Home Tour - Hidden Treasures in Historic College Park.

The tour is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. April 6.

In advance of the tour, the gala will be from 6:45 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at the St. Joseph High School gymnasium.

Six homes on the tour will have midcentury architecture. Three are on North DeLeon Street with other houses on Hiller Street, Buena Vista Street and Park Avenue.

Home tour tickets are $15, and gala tickets are $45 and are available at the VPI office, 205 W. Goodwin St.

The mission of Victoria Preservation Inc. is to foster the preservation, protection and development of historically significant artifacts and properties in the natural and urban environment of Victoria County, according to the organization's website.

Jeff Wright is the new director of the Victoria County Heritage Department and VPI.

This year's tour is dedicated to the late Bill Rigby, longtime VPI supporter and board member.

For more information about the home tour, call 361-573-1878.

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