Historic Elgin House Tour 
September 9th and 10th, 2017 
Saturday  from 9 am to 4 pm & Sunday from 10 am to 4pm
See these amazing homes and more!


The Annual Historic Elgin House Tour is an educational event that offers something for everyone. There's architecture, history, home remodeling, interior decorating, gardening and more. The interior tours of the homes are guided and interpreted. The houses can be toured in any order. If you participate, wear comfortable shoes and allow yourself the full day to see all of the homes.

Advanced Tickets are available at local vendors, by mail and
online at a reduced rate.

Make sure you don't miss the 36th version of this great tour to be held on September 9th and 10th, 2017!

Tickets are also available day of the tour at registration at the Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren at 783 W. Highland Avenue.
Tickets at this location are the day of the tour only.

Each year, the House Tour features a different historic neighborhood of Elgin. In 2017 we  will be featuring the near west side of Elgin.

The Gifford Park Association (GPA) is a not-for-profit organization that was founded in 1979. The goal of GPA is the revitalization, enhancement and  preservation of Elgin's Historic homes and public buildings with a focus in the Elgin Historic District.

Learn more about the Gifford Park Association:

GPA General Membership meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Historical Society Museum on Park St. at 7 p.m. General Membership meetings are open to the public. Non-members (and future members) are welcome!


For more info or if you have questions, send an e-mail to dmiller155@aol.com.