P.O. Box 333 Tiffin, OH 44883 |  (419) 447-4789  |  tiffinfistoric@att.net
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“Our mission is to promote preservation in Tiffin by meetings, publications, tours and educational initiatives in the community and to develop a plan for restoration of our local architectural landmarks.



















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The Tiffin Historic Trust, Inc.'s headquarters are located in the Grammes- Brown House, located on 172 Jefferson Street, Tiffin, OH 44883. The elegant, nine-room Second Empire home was erected in 1884 by a local confectioner and baker, Peter Grammes. Fire woodwork, antiques, treasures and collections belonging to three generations fill the Victorian-Era house.

The property was donated to Tiffin Historic Trust, Inc. by the late Rosina Brown, granddaughter of the home's builder.
TOURS
Tours include the Grammes Brown House and garden, and the attached Old Victorian Carriage House.

$3.00 per person             By Appointment ONLY

Please contact us at 419-447-4789 or at tiffinhistoric@att.net
PRESERVATION POST NEWSLETTER SPRING 2014
STATEHOOD DAY ADVOCACY INFORMATION
MEMBERSHIP DATA 2013 TBA
ASSISTANCE WITH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
HOLIDAY HOUSE TOUR 2014
  CURRENT AND NEW MEMBERS RECEIVE 25% DISCOUNT ON TEA EVENTS
Individual $10
Family $20
Sponsor $35
Patron $50
Business $75
Corporate $250
Tiffin Historic District Signs Fund       Carriage House Restoration Fund
Tiffin Historic Trust, Inc. welcomes you to become a member and donate to one of our funds:
Tiffin Historic Trust, Inc. is a non-profit 503(c)3 organization dedicated to the historical preservation and revitalization of the Tiffin region. Your donations are TAX DEDUCTABLE.
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LATEST NEWS
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2014    1:00PM-5:00PM
Advance tickets are now available at Tiffin Ace Hardware (1550 W. Market St) and the Grammes-Brown house (172 Jefferson St) the day of the event. Ticket donation: $10.00 each

*Tickets compliments of United Insurance Service (51 S. Washington Street, Tiffin, OH)
Join us for our annual Holiday House Tour as part of the program during Tiffin Winterfest and Victorian Weeknd. Among the carriage rides, Christmas caroling, tree decorating, meeting Santa and numerous parties, tour six historic homes and enjoy wonderful displays of Christmas decorations, various architectural styles and unique design elements!

The homes are clustered in typical small-town neighborhoods and represent both grand and more modest styles representative of the Victorian era and later.  Just past downtown, the houses on Sycamore Street include an 1880 Second Empire home and a late 1890’s frame house with Queen Ann and Revival features.  Nearby is a modern condominium in the Friedman Village.  The Northeast Historic District includes an American Bungalow home, while just across the railroad tracks is a beautifully restored red brick Victorian. 

The tour begins at the Grammes-Brown House on Jefferson Street, where tickets can be purchased on the day of the tour.  The renovated headquarters of the Tiffin Historic Trust features natural woodwork, Arts and Crafts dining room cabinets, and Victorian style wallpapers.  On display are the everyday furnishings, family photos and items used by a Victorian family.  Replicas of local homes and buildings, and notecards will be available for purchase.  Those who buy their tickets in advance can choose the starting point. 

*For further information phone:  Nancy at 419-447-0665 or Jackie at 419-618-9728
ANNUAL CHILI SUPPER
We send our warmest invitation  to our members, friends and families to join our celebratory pot-luck dinner. Food provided by the members of the Board!

  No RSVP necessary!
MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2014 AT 6:30PM
The Grammes-Brown House, 172 Jefferson Street
UPCOMING EVENTS