Five Historic homes and gardens will be open for visitors to Missionary Ridge on Saturday from 10-5 and Sunday from1-5.
Dating from the late 1800s and early 1900s, the homes vary in style and the gardens range from formal to casual.
The tour costs $15.Tickets and more information will be available at the old firehall (now the Missionary Ridge Neighborhood Center) at 150 South Crest Road.
Proceeds from the event will benefit special projects on the Ridge, including further beautification of its park and public-right-of-ways along Crest Road.
Homes to be featured include:
51 South Crest Road
Known as the "House with the Face," this classic Queen Anne style was built by the founder of Eureka Foundry in 1898
45 South Crest Road
This classic Creek Revival home built about 1930 is a notable execution of this particular style
386 South Crest Road
Built by John L.
Hutcheson in 1900, this two-story Classical Revival features a grand curved portico with massive two-story columns and a large hanging lantern
404 South Crest Road
This impressive two-story Federal Style home was built in 1929
46 North Crest Road
Starting in 1900 as a four-square vacation home built on a mile-square lot, it was later made into a duplex and recently converted back into a single-family home