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    Donahue Home

    Another Home Tour first, this house was built over an original log cabin.

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    First Presbyterian Church, 1873

    Visit this beautiful church and then read about Marshall’s first schools on the Pioneer School sidewalk plaque.

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    Thompson Home

    The 110-year-old school is on the tour for the first time as a private home.

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    Barrows Home

    The tour includes the condo of Stephanie Barrows in the former 1925 Crary School.

  • Nhism

    National House Inn

    This 1835 structure was returned to its original purpose in the 1970s. Step back into a bygone era at Michigan’s oldest operating inn, full of interesting stories.

  • Jerantsm

    Jerant-Vincent Home

    This 1838 Greek Revival home has seen a variety of modifications. The property was originally owned by the Rev. John Pierce, Michigan's first state school superintendent.

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    Wirtz Home

    Henry Tillitson, who ran the stagecoach from Ann Arbor to Niles, lived in this unique H-shaped house.

  • Mundensm

    Munden Home

    The 1890 Queen Anne home of Chris and Mindy Munden is on the tour for the first time since 2010.This home has been renovated but the tower at the rear keeps this in the Queen Anne style.

57th Annual Home Tour Sept. 10-11


In the early 1830s, Marshall residents Isaac Crary and Rev. John Pierce met under a large oak tree to plan the creation of a state school system. The tour features sites connected to the Education Oak story including the former Pierce School.


Tour hours re 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11

Cost: Advance tickets are $22 through September 5 ;ticket price afterwards is $27. Tickets are non refundable.

Home Tour Ticket

The Midwest's longest-running home tour

Six privately owned homes representing various architectural styles.  These include the former school buildings named for Rev. John Pierce and Isaac Crary.  Also, there is an 1838 home on property once owned by Rev. Pierce.

Education Oak statue in the Marshall Middle School lobby

Visitors also can see the exteriors of two neighboring buildings once owned by Isaac Crary.  They are what soon will be the Kellogg Community Credit Union and Bayberry House Interiors.

Historical markers at other sites connected to the Education Oak story including its original site

The National House Inn built in 1835

Honolulu House Museum, Marshall Historical Museum at the GAR Hall, Capitol Hill School Museum, Governor's Mansion, Walters Gasoline Museum, Marshall United States Postal Service Museum

Art at the Museum, juried fine arts and crafts fair, on the Honolulu House Museum grounds on both days

Honolulu House Ball in front of the Honolulu House Museum from 6 to 9 p.m.Saturday 

Free parking downtown, at the Capitol Hill School, and in front of the Fairgrounds. 

Free shuttle buses

Tickets are good for both days

A Commemorative 57th Marshall Historic Home Tour booklet will be available for purchase

Local organizations will have many other activities

Tour is unstructured.  Visit the sites at your own pace.

107 N. Kalamazoo Ave · Marshall, MI 49068
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