Historic Macon revitalized a house that was on its last leg.
And tonight the group opened it up for a viewing to kick off the 2011 Cherry Blossom Tour of Homes.
"We bought it to save it from being demolished, but it took us about 6 years to raise the funds and the interest and to get our board committed to make this house happen," said Josh Rogers, executive director of Historic Macon.
"We've had over 20 in kind donors from middle
14 professional interior designers from
"I first asked them to submit their ideas for the room; a floor plan, the colors. And then we meet and discuss what they've proposed to make sure there is some continuity in the house," said Walden.
The house will serve in the Cherry Blossom Tour of Homes.
"We found out for instance that it was built by a gentleman from Macon who was at at the Citadel at the start of the Civil War and actually fired the first shots onto a supply ship, the star of the west that was supplying
The house opens to the public tomorrow. You can check it out until the 27th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are 20 dollars at the door.
For more information click this link for the Historic Macon website.