2013 Christmas Home Tour
In light of the recent devastation that has hit the town of Washington that came with the tornado on Sunday, November 17th, 2013, the Washington Historical Society is cancelling its Annual Christmas Home Tour for this year. Our support and our prayers are with the Washington community at this time.
Society Resumes Regular Hours:
The Zinser House will resume regular operating hours as a part of our service to the community in the preservation of documents found in the tornado debris.
Those hours are as follows:
Thursday - 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday - 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday - 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
We are Washington Strong.
Mystery of the "Lady Be Good"
Monday, November 25th, 7pm
Washington Presbyterian Church
Like a good mystery? Then come out to the Washington Presbyterian
Church and hear the “Mystery of the Lady Be Good”! On Monday, November 25
at 7pm, Don Samford of Eureka will be presenting a program on the mysterious disappearance
and re-appearance of the American B-24D Liberator Plane called the Lady Be
in the 1940’s. This event is free and open to the general public!
In 1943, this plane failed to return to base in Soluch after the
bombing raids on Naples, Italy, and many feared that it had crashed into the Mediterranean.
Soon after, its 9 member crew was listed as MIA. However, just 16 years later,
the plane was miraculously discovered in a Libyan desert alongside eight
bodies. The plane had surprisingly been well preserved the desert environment.
Come out to the Washington Presbyterian Church,
Monday, November 25, at 7pm and learn more about this grand mystery!
This event is free and open to
THANK YOU TO OUR EXCLUSIVE WEBPAGE SPONSOR:
- Mason-White Funeral Home -
20 Valley Forge Rd.
Washington, Illinois 61571
Phone: (309) 444-2634
Thanks for visiting.