The Society’s offices are at the historic Greever House, 100 E. Main Street in Tazewell, Virginia.
Open by volunteers each Wednesday from 10:00am to 1:00pm, Thursday from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, or call for an appointment.
The Society meets the second Sunday each month at 2:30pm at the Greever House.
Tazewell County Historical Society is hosting a Christmas Tour of Homes & Churches
ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2016 from 3:00 pm – 6:00 PM
The Town of Tazewell is celebrating the Sesquicentennial anniversary of its incorporation and will be featured on this tour. The homes and churches on the tour encompass a broad range or eras, from the mid 1800’s through modern.
These homes will be featured on this tour:
- Mike & Cecelia Hymes’ residence at 403 West Fincastle Turnpike. Built in 1891 as a Victorian farmhouse, the Hymes purchased it in 1999 and have retained its charm and history.
- Mark & Lisa VanDyke’s residence at 314 East Tower Street. Built in 1900, this Victorian home originally stood where the Jeffersonville Hos-pital was located. It was rolled over to the next lot on logs when the hospital was built, occasionally serving as nurse’s quarters, and has been lovingly renovated by the Vandyke’s.
- Richard & Ami Patterson’s residence at 221 North Central Avenue. Built in 1873 by H.C. Alderson, it is one of the oldest homes in the Historic District. The Greek Revival style home features beautiful porticos and many original features, all beautifully decorated for the holiday season.
- John & Susan Reeves’ residence at 430 East Fincastle Turnpike. Built in 1885 by Captain Joseph Harrison, this Victorian home is currently be-ing restored by the Reeves. The house features many original fireplaces and unique dual staircases, along with a themed Christmas tree for each room and a quaint greenhouse.
- Leann & Jason Crandall’s residence at 616 West Main Street. Built in 1967, their home serves as the parsonage for the Pleasant Hill & Pisgah United Methodist Churches, where Rev. Leann Crandall ministers.
- Chad & Daphne Murray’s residence at 109 Tanglewood Drive. Built in 1984, this modern home has loads of grace and country charm.
These churches will be featured on this tour:
- Pisgah United Methodist Church at 600 Pisgah Road
- Main Street United Methodist Church at 315 East Main Street
- North Tazewell United Methodist Church at 105 East Riverside Drive
- Tazewell Christian Church at 302 East Pine Street
- Tazewell Baptist Church at 141 West Tower Street
Purchase tickets for $10 on the day of the tour at:
Between Friends at 213 East Main Street from 1pm-3pm. Need to do some Christmas shopping? Between Friends is the perfect place to find the perfect gift, and enjoy some hot cider while you shop! Stop in from 1pm-3pm to purchase your ticket before the tour starts.
Tazewell Train Station from 2pm through 6pm. This may be your last opportunity to see the depot before restoration completes next year!
Tazewell County Historical Society at 100 East Main Street from 2pm – 6pm. The TCHS head-quarters are in the Greever House, which was built in 1876. It is one of the oldest surviving structures on Main Street.
(*Some of the homes and churches on the tour will also have tickets starting at 3pm.)
Contact Susan Reeves with any questions at (276)970-1780, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org