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10th Annual That Old House Tour: Forest Home 
Saturday, June 15, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Get an exclusive look inside beautiful homes & sites with this self-guided walking/driving/biking tour of selected interiors in Ithaca’s historic hamlet of Forest Home! Forest Home will be celebrating its 225th anniversary of settlement this year.

Ticket price: $15 general admission; $12 for Friends of Historic Ithaca, seniors, and students; $10 per person for groups of 4 or more; free for children under 12

Day-of Ticket Sales: 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Forest Home Chapel, 224 Forest Home Drive, Ithaca, NY.

Click here to buy tickets!
Or purchase tickets by phone at 607-273-6633 or in-person at Significant Elements, 212 Center St., Ithaca, NY.

***As of 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15, online and in-store ticket sales are closed. Purchase tickets at the Forest Home Chapel (224 Forest Home Drive, Ithaca) between 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.***

NEW THIS YEAR! Pre-purchased tickets with map to homes and tour sticker may be picked up at Historic Ithaca, 210 Center Street, on Thursday, June 13, or Friday, June 14 from noon to 4:00 p.m. On Saturday, June 15, pre-purchased tickets, along with map and admission sticker, can be picked up at the Forest Home Chapel, 224 Forest Home Drive, Ithaca, NY, between 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. You will need the map and admission sticker in order to gain access to the sites.

Please be aware that there is *NO* on-street parking in Forest Home, and no parking is allowed in private driveways. If you’re driving, consider parking at one of the following: the Cornell Botanic Garden’s Nevin Welcome Center (124 Comstock Knoll Drive; .6 miles/14-minute walk to Forest Home Chapel), Mundy Wildflower Garden parking lot off Caldwell Drive (.2 miles/3-minute walk to Forest Home Chapel), at the arboretum along Plantations Road, or in the Cornell parking lot across from the Dairy Bar (411 Tower Road; .6 miles/14-minute walk to Forest Home Chapel). There is very limited parking available in the small parking lot across the street from the Forest Home Chapel.


Please walk with caution through Forest Home. Sidewalks are narrow, and there is regular car traffic through the hamlet. Please look both ways before crossing streets. Please note that, unfortunately, homes on the tour are generally not accessible to wheelchairs.

If you have any questions, please email Pat at

Pre-registration closes at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 15.

That Old House Tour 2019 is sponsored by:

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Howard Hanna Real Estate Services


14850 Magazine

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Sioux O’Connor Painting and Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services


True Insurance

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Vertical Access

Erdman Anthony

Erdman Anthony


McCormick’s at Moakley House

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Tim Merrick Construction LLC

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NYSCA Logo - BlackThe programs of Historic Ithaca are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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We’re a New York State Path Through History Weekend event!

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