November 8, 2011 – Vincennes, IN – Kick off the holiday season at William Henry Harrison’s Grouseland, Presidential Home, Indiana Territorial Mansion, and National Historic Landmark. The beautiful 1804 Georgian Mansion, the first brick home built in Indiana, will be decked out for Christmas and offering special tour events on Saturday, November 19. Grouseland is located at 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes.
Throughout the holiday season, visitors can tour the decorated Harrison Mansion. Regular hours through December will be 10:00 – 5:00, every day. “Christmas at Grouseland” on November 19, will offer some special options at a great family value. Local photographer, Kevin Kilmer, will be available from 1:00 – 4:00 PM, to take family holiday pictures, either on Grouseland’s grand staircase or in the famous Council Room. Reenactors portraying Gov. William Henry Harrison and Tecumseh, will be available to pose for pictures (optional).
Also from 1:00 – 4:00 PM, a holiday open house will be held at the Francis Vigo DAR Chapter House (30 W. Harrison, behind Grouseland). Tea and other seasonal refreshments will be served.
An “all-inclusive” ticket includes photography sitting, a photo CD, Open House and Mansion tour. The price is $10 per person, or $30 for a family/group of up to 5 people; each additional person will be $5 each. For “a la carte” tickets, the Open House and Tours are available at regular admission prices for each ($5 for adults; $4 for seniors; $3 for children and students). For the photography sitting and photo CD only, the cost is a simple $20.00, regardless of the group size.
Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling Grouseland at (812) 882-2096 or emailing email@example.com. Advance ticket purchasers will be given priority on scheduling your photo session.
To download and print an event flyer, click the following link: ChristmasGrouseland 2011 Flyer.