Tyler's Old Rose Open House at the Goodman

(KYTX) - The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department's Fourth Annual Tyler's Old Rose Open House will be held at the 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House & Museumon Saturday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Admission is free. 

Lovely Rose Belles will greet visitors as they enter the mansion.  Listen to presentations by a re-enactor of Sallie Goodman LeGrand and take a tour of this lovely old southern home that will be given throughout the day. 

Visitors can enjoy complimentary refreshments, entertainment by musicians playing vintage music and costumed re-enactors.  As a special treat, rides will be available, from the Goodman estate down Broadway Avenue to Tyler's downtown square and back, on a beautiful horse-drawn carriage decorated in roses.  The carriage rides are provided by Farm Valley Carriages, and there is a small fee.

Self-guided tours of the Chamblee Rose Garden will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  It is the world's first EarthKind™ botanical garden and it is located in the LeGrand Park. 

For more information call (903) 531-1286 or go to www.GoodmanMuseum.com.  This historic house is located at 624 N. Broadway Ave., and is set back in the 9-acre LeGrand Park & Gardens.


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