Sunday, October 26, 2014

Come to Aston to start your Holiday!!

Looking south on Rt. 452 from Five points in Aston Twp. c.1945 Picture courtesy of Pat Smith of ATHS

Home for the Holidays

welcomes the public to it's annual Holiday Tea, Tour, and Tree Trimming event at the Village Green School House.   
This charming one room school house offers a step back in time.   Help decorate the Christmas Tree, ring the school bell, enjoy the antique toy display, sit in a replica outhouse, sit at an old fashion desk and put your head through the story board to take pictures!  Plus free goodies!  What a delightful way to start off the Holiday Season and gift shopping!   Village Green School House is located on Old Pennell Road,  just off Pennell Road north of 5 Points next to Aston Vets.  The event is free and open to the public.  Aston Historical  welcomes old photos, donations and volunteers.   To make this day even better, the beautiful historic Cavalry Episcopal Church is conducting free guided tours of their historic cemetery which dates back to the early 1800's.  Take a leisurely stroll to meet and learn about our interesting and noted "neighbors" from 11:30am to 2pm.  There will be actors depicting the notable "guests" to enhance the guided tour!   The cemetery is located behind this quaint and treasured church on Mount Road just off Pennell Road across from Kings Mill. This event is also free and open to the public.  Donations are also welcomed.   This also is a great opportunity for Passport to History students to get their passports stamped!  Please start the Holiday Season in Aston at these events!

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