om historically significant dwellings to quaint row houses and from scenic apartments to elegant houses, there is something for everyone at the 47th Annual Historic Harbor House Tour of Fell’s Point, set to take place on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13th, from 11am until 5 pm. The event benefits The Preservation Society and is a self-guided tour through Fell’s Point quaint streets and into a sampling of homes and urban gardens in this historic maritime community. Tickets are $20.00 per person in advance and $25.00 the day of the event, which will take place rain or shine. For tickets or more information, log onto http://www.preservationsociety.com/tours-and-events/housetour.html or www.fphousetours.org or call 410-675-6750. Tickets can also be purchased in person at:
• Long & Foster Realtors, 701 S. Broadway, Fell’s Point, by check or cash only.
• Lucretia B. Fisher Visitor Center, 1724 Thames Street, day of the tour by cash, check or credit card. This self-guided tour will consist of about a dozen houses, including such “perennials” as the Hollingsworth-Steele House, cc 1790; the Robert Long House and Colonial Garden c.1765 and the Thomas Lamdin House c.1799. The other homes will include an assortment of Fell’s Point residences ranging from cozy historic houses with beautiful urban gardens to dramatic, light-filled contemporary homes. Docents will be available at each location to further educate guests on the history of the home and the style and unique characteristics found within, as well as the story of the owners.