Anna Saleme’s home at 313 Wise St. in Morgan City is one of seven local homes in the Spirit of Homes Tour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday presented as a fundraiser by St. Mary Outreach in Morgan City. Saleme’s home was built circa 1920 by the Bass family of Morgan City. This solid cypress, Louisiana shotgun-style house is one of three identical houses, all in a row originally built the Bass’ for their two daughters, Dorothy and Freida Bass. Unique features include a 40-foot long hallway running almost the entire length of the house, 12-foot ceilings, original oak wood floors, a gas fireplace in the living room and rustic-style door and window casings and baseboards. See the story for details on tickets. St. Mary Outreach provides services such as food and clothing to those in need.
Spirit of Homes Tour tickets available
St. Mary Outreach will present its fourth annual Spirit of Homes Tour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at seven area homes.
A small Antique Show will also be held at Paco’s Sandwich Shop located at 832 Marguerite St. in Morgan City.
Tickets are $20 per person and proceeds benefit St. Mary Outreach. The agency provides services such as food and clothing to those in need. Advance tickets are available at St. Mary Outreach, Paco’s, Wildflower Boutique and The Alumni Shop.
Day-of tickets will be at Paco’s and tour homes.
Featured homes are:
—Mr. and Mrs. Michael Wise located at 1359 Old Spanish Trail in Berwick;
—Mr. and Mrs. Jason Sanford at 501 Renwick Blvd. in Berwick;
—Mr. and Mrs. Keith Burley at 612 Shadowlawn in Berwick;
—Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Dohmann at 43 Marquis Manor in Morgan City;
—Mr. and Mrs. Sam Allen at 317 Wise St. in Morgan City;
—Mr. and Mrs. Tillman Simmons at 1409 Lakewood Drive in Morgan City;
—Anna Saleme at 313 Wise St. in Morgan City.
Homes will be decorated for the holidays.