Jun 6 2011

Historic Walk of Piedmont Homes Led by Ann Swift

From Victorian cottages to turreted mansions, this leisurely stroll in central Piedmont will focus on homes in the historic heart of the city.   Ann Swift, currently president of the Cameron Stanford house, will draw on her extensive background in Piedmont to share architectural information of early Piedmont as well as stories of the families who moved here after the San Francisco Earthquake in 1906.  See where Frank Havens lived when he moved to Piedmont, visit the sea captain’s house with a tragic past, and learn why there is a Duck House in Piedmont.  Please call Mary Ann Benson (510-595-4015) to reserve a space.

When: Saturday, June 11, at 10 a.m.
Where: In front of Piedmont City Hall
What: Walk in historic Piedmont of Centennial Homes
Cost: Free, however the book Cottages and Castles will be available for purchase.

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