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Indian Village Home & Garden Tour Celebrates Historic Preservation Efforts

It's the second largest home tour in the state

Now in its 43rd year, the Historic Indian Village Home and Garden Tour is this Saturday and Sunday June 11 & 12. This year, the tour features ten homes, two gardens, schools, churches, an antique car show, and an art lot.

The tour celebrates an effort to restore streetlights throughout the neighborhood. Recently, the Lighting the Future by Preserving the Past streetlight restoration project was selected to receive the 2016 Governor's Award for Historic Preservation.

Here are a few of the homes on this year's tour.

The art show will be located across from Iroquois Avenue Lutheran Church at Iroquois and Vernor. Antique cars will also be placed near the homes on the tour.

Tickets can be purchased at www.HistoricIndianVillage.org. Tickets ordered online can also be redeemed on-site at the day of the tour at Nichols School, 3000 Burns.

Tour-day tickets will be available at Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church, 8625 E. Jefferson Avenue (Saturday only), 996 Burns (Sunday only), and Iroquois Avenue Christ Lutheran Church, 2411 Iroquois Ave., and at Nichols Elementary School, 3000 Burns Ave., both Saturday and Sunday.

Advance tickets are $22.50 for a single-day tour, and $40.50 for a two-day tour. On-site tickets are $25 for a single day, $45 for a two-day tour. The guided tour around the neighborhood is an extra $10 per ticket.