Thursday, December 25, 2014

Homes Needed for 'Gems of South Orange' Tour

The South Orange Historical and Preservation Society is looking for homes to be part of the 2015 Gems of South Orange House Tour. According to SOPHS, homes should be "aesthetically pleasing and generally well-kept", and may be of interest if they are historic, were occupied by well known residents, are good examples of an architectural style or restoration, or have an interesting collection or garden.

The Gems of South Orange House Tour takes place every other year, and generally features six or seven homes. In recent years, properties have included mansions in the Newstead neighborhood with skyline views and the historic 1774 Squire House on North Ridgewood Road. The 2015 tour will take place on Saturday, May 16 between 11:00am and 4:00pm. The deadline for submission is Saturday, February 28. Interested homeowners should contact SOPHS by sending an email to or calling (973) 763-2310.

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