CAIRO — The Greene County Historical Society presents its 43rd annual Tour of Homes 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 1 in Cairo. The tour features historic sites throughout Cairo from the late 1800s through the early 1900s.
Explore the beautiful architecture along the main streets and back roads from Acra to South Cairo. The town is located at the foot of the Catskills with breathtaking views and a history rich in agriculture, industry and tourism.
Tickets can be purchased the day of the tour for $30 at tour headquarters located at the Sacred Heart Church, 36 Church St., Cairo. To reserve advance sale tickets for $25, send a check payable to GCHS to: Greene County Historical Society, P.O. Box 44, Coxsackie, NY 12051. Advance sale tickets will not be mailed but will be distributed the day of the tour. Reservations must be received by May 31.
Bagged lunches will be available for as long as they last at the Sacred Heart Church Annex and will be offered for sale by the Cairo Little League.
Proceeds from the sale of tour tickets support the Greene County Historical Society, the Bronck Museum, and the Vedder Research Library.
New this year, the Greene County Historical Society invites visitors to the Bronck Museum at 3 p.m. June 2 for a special concert in support of the Meadow Ridge Heritage Barn. The instrumental group, MeadowSuite, will perform music from various historical time periods. Tickets for this event are $10.
For information on the 43rd Annual Tour of Homes, call Donna Poulin at 518-821-0894 or Carol Serazio at 518-731-9050 or visit www.gchistory.org. For additional information on the Bronck Museum events, contact them at 518-731-6490.