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Goodman Museum to host Golden Days Fall Market

September 12, 2018


Press Release
For Immediate Release
Sept. 12, 2018
        
 
 
Goodman Museum to host Golden Days Fall Market
 
The first Golden Days Fall Market at the Goodman is right around the corner. This open-air market is scheduled for Sept. 14 and 15. Artisans, floral clubs, and vendors will be selling a variety of unique handcrafted items, art, and flowers. There will be businesses present to encourage investing in the local community.

Get in the fall spirit with by bringing a decorated pumpkin for a judged pumpking decorating competition on Friday and Saturday on the back lawn. Judging will occur at noon. First through third place ribbons and prizes for children 0-8, young people 10-17 and adults 18+ will be presented at 1 p.m. on both days.

Come with your lawn chairs and stick around for the live entertainment. Additonally, take a self-guided tour of the historic 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum .
 
The Golden Days Fall Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Goodman-LeGrand Museum located at 624 N. Broadway Ave.  This event is open to the public and admission is free.
 
For more information, please contact Mary Foster, museum curator at (903) 531-1286, or by email at mefoster@tylertexas.com.
 
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About the Goodman LeGrand Museum
 
The Goodman LeGrand home was originally built in 1859 as a one-story, four-room house, and it was established on a nine-acre wooded parcel of land.in 1940, SallySallie Goodman donated the home to the City of Tyler, with instructions to maintain it as a museum. A Texas Historic Landmark since 1964, the well-manicured grounds cover almost an entire city block. It was the first property in Smith County listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 2010, it was designated a Historic Site by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).  To learn more, visit the Goodman LeGrand webpage at www.TylerParksandRec.org.



 
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