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Milton bustling with Holiday House Tour

Dec 24, 2013
Photo by: Deny Howeth This Colonial home built in 1828 was presented as a wedding gift from Gov. Hazzard to his daughter Ann. Restored by Walt and Catherine Gurczenski, this working fireplace entices guests to gather in the kitchen.

The Annual Holiday House Tour sponsored by the Milton Century Club included historic and modern homes decorated for the holiday season. Spread around the historic district and the new homes on Wagamons Pond, the visitors were not deterred by the sprinkling rain.

Walt Guczenski, far right, leads a tour through his restored home at 325 Union Street. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
A detail of the mantle decorations at the home of Aurelio Grisanty and Walter Gagliano. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
The festive home of Aurelio Grisanty and Walter Gagliano features art by Dominican, Haitian and American masters, including Grisanty's personal work. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Aurelio Grisanty shares his basement studio which overlooks Wagamon pond. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist opened its doors to visitors featuring decorations by Gary Laurik. The ceiling suggests an inverted sailing ship hull and beautiful stained glass. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Simple, elegant decorations made with real greens adorn the pews and walls of St. John Church. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Vicki and Jim Lant decorate their tree with vintage and family collectible ornaments (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
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