1970 Fall Tours at Octagon House
Fall tours at the
Octagon House are at an all-time high, according to a report by Mrs. Donovan
Mabie, assistant curator and in charge of guides at the Octagon House complex.
totaled 2,268 persons and included 300 Watertown third graders who toured the
Octagon House in observance of Wonderful Wisconsin week.
One hundred third
graders and their teachers from Oconomowoc and a Chicago Senior Citizens group
of 86 visited the Octagon House.
Other group tours
scheduled for early October, all numbering from 40 to 125 persons, include
Pewaukee school fifth graders, Oconomowoc Junior High school students, a
Lutheran Educators group, 75 children from a Milwaukee elementary school and
nursery and kindergarten department students from the University of Wisconsin-
Regular guides are
Mrs. Royal Curtiss, Mrs. Ralph Ebert, Mrs. Gerhard Franzmann, Mrs. Charles
Abel, Mrs. L. J. Kiefer, Mrs. Robert Osterndorf and Mrs. Robert Kossoris. Laurie Welbourne, who served as a guide
during the summer months, has departed for college.
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