August 18, 2011
William Howard Taft National Historic Site
Contact: Ray Henderson
Date: August 18, 2011
CANDLELIGHT TOURS AT CINCINNATI'S NATIONAL PARK SITE
William Howard Taft National Historic Site will celebrate a Victorian Christmas with free events starting the day after Thanksgiving and into early January 2012. The house where William Howard Taft was born and grew up will be decorated to reflect the mid-Victorian period from November 25 through January 2, 2012.
On Friday December 16, candlelight tours of the birthplace home will be given between the hours of 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Visitors will be able to learn about the Taft holiday celebrations and enjoy holiday refreshments. The tours are free and open to the public. William Howard Taft National Historic Site is located at 2038 Auburn Avenue and is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., but will be closed on Christmas and New Year's Days.