Tyler, Texas (City of Tyler) — The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department’s Fourth Annual Tyler's Old Rose Open House will be held at the 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House & Museum on Saturday, October 19, from 10:00 a.m., to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free.
Lovely Rose Belles will greet visitors as they enter the mansion. Listen to presentations by a re-enactor of Sallie Goodman LeGrand and take a tour of this lovely old southern home that will be given throughout the day.
Visitors can enjoy complimentary refreshments, entertainment by musicians playing vintage music and costumed re-enactors. As a special treat, rides will be available, from the Goodman estate down Broadway Avenue to Tyler’s downtown square and back, on a beautiful horse-drawn carriage decorated in roses. The carriage rides are provided by Farm Valley Carriages, and there is a small fee.
Self-guided tours of the Chamblee Rose Garden will be available from 8:00 a.m., to 5:00 p.m. It is the world's first EarthKind™ botanical garden and it is located in the LeGrand Park.
For more information call (903) 531-1286 or go to www.GoodmanMuseum.com . This historic house is located at 624 North Broadway Avenue, and is set back in the nine-acre LeGrand Park & Gardens.