Old walls will be talking

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Old walls will be talking

Tacoma Historical Society’s annual Historic Homes of Tacoma tour, with stately abodes dating to the 1800s, is scheduled for May 3-4.
In addition to homes in the Stadium-Seminary district of Tacoma, the tour will include Central Lutheran Church and the Historical Society’s new center. Tickets ($20) are on sale in advance at several locations or can be ordered at hometour@tacomahistory.org. They also can be purchased on tour days at Central Lutheran at 409 Tacoma Ave. N.
Among the featured homes on the tour are the Branscheid House and the Love House.
William H. and Hattie Branscheid built their five-bedroom, 4,824-square-foot, Queen Anne-style home in 1889 at a cost of $6,000.

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