Braswell and Alford-Pate homes on tour

Braswell home at 229 East Davilla, was influenced by style of the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright. Reporter/MIke Brown Braswell home at 229 East Davilla, was influenced by style of the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright. Reporter/MIke Brown The homes of Sandy and Vickie Braswell, 229 East Davilla, and Bark ley A lford and L ee Pate, 403 Rice, will be among those featured on the Rockdale Downtown Association “Christmas In Olde Town” homes tour Dec. 11.

The tour is of eight historic, decorated homes in the Puddin’ Ridge neighborhood.

It will be held from 2 until 6 p.m. and will also feature a tour of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 302 E. Dav illa Street where refreshments and live entertainment will be provided.

The eight homes on the tour are within a few blocks of St. Thomas Episcopal.

Tickets for the tour will be $10 and may be purchased at Finley Art Works in the P.H. Perry Building, 229 North Main Street; and Dyess Insurance Agency, 134 North Main Street.

Tickets may also be purchased on the day of the event at St. Thomas Episcopal Church.

Alford-Pate home housed prominant local families in two eras. Alford-Pate home housed prominant local families in two eras. The Braswell home was built in 1944 by Boswell and Dorothy New ton, prair ie st yle inf luenced by architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

The Alford-Pate home was built in 1907 Greek Revival style by Moses. It was the long-time home of the E.A. Camp and Dr. L.E. Selden families.

Other homes on the tour are:

• Bernie and Kim Finley home, 415 Green.

• Dave and Mary Phillips home, 437 San Gabriel.

• Perry home, 305 East Davilla.

• Wendie Upson home, 417 East Bell.

• Kenny and Elaine Gerren home, 227 East Bell.

• Joyce Da lley home, 508 Green.


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