PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The historic houses of Fairmount Park are getting all dressed up for the holiday season. And starting Thursday, visitors can tour the six homes as part of A Very Philly Christmas.
The houses are run by the Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, and local stewardship groups.READ MORE: Philadelphia Commerce Director Michael Rashid Resigns After He Reportedly Made Anti-Semitic Remarks, Verbally Abused His Staff
“We have houses open to the public all year round. This year the local kids who were involved with the playground recreation aftercare program, hand-colored all of these ornaments for us. They came in, decorated our tree, even wrote things they love about Philadelphia on the back,” Fairmount Park Conservancy executive director Maura McCarthy said.READ MORE: Water Main Break Flooding Multiple Buildings In Society Hill Section, Officials Say
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