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“Filkins in Fairport" is Theme For 37th Annual House Tour

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“Filkins in Fairport" is Theme For 37th Annual House Tour

“Filkins in Fairport,” the theme of Perinton Historical Society’s 37th Annual House Tour, will take place from 1 to 5pm on Sunday, October 1.

This year’s tour features a neighborhood that was heavily developed and altered by George S. Filkins. Two streets that bear his name (Filkins and George) are home to a number of houses that were built, lived in, or relocated here by Mr. Filkins in the late 1800s. A Civil War veteran, Filkins was an entrepreneur whose roles included serving as a Fairport village trustee, as well as being a developer and builder. Just around the corner from Filkins Street and still in this charming area of the village is The Inn on Church, Fairport’s newest B&B at 11 West Church Street. This lovely, old, beautifully renovated building will be open for touring and will also host a reception with informative exhibits about George S. Filkins and the Inn itself. Tickets for the House Tour will be available for sale at the Perinton Historical Museum on 18 Perrin Street, the Fairport Library, and Perinton Town and Fairport Village offices beginning September 18. PHS members will receive their tickets in the mail. For more information, visit: www.perintonhistoricalsociety.org


Event Details

    Oct. 1, 2017 - Oct. 1, 2017
    01:00 PM - 05:00 PM