They're also guaranteed to make you smile! Open for regular tours May through October, the Hackley & Hume historic homes welcome guests for tours and special events throughout the season. From escape rooms, to behind the scenes all access tours to Victorian picnics on the lawn, visitors can step back in time and have a blast while their doing it!
Visit the Queen Anne style Victorian homes of Muskegon Lumber Barons Charles Hackley and Thomas Hume. The Hackley House, interpreted to 1890, shows what life was like for one of Muskegon’s most well-known citizens. The Hume House, interpreted to 1920, shows the life of a wealthy family after the lumbering era. Inside The City Barn, you’ll find more exhibit space as well as a gift shop.
While the Hackley and Hume Houses were built with boilers and radiant heat, most Americans in the 1800s did not have these amenities. Learn more about how people kept warm during the winter months of the Victorian era! 10 Ways People In The 1800s Kept Warm In The Depths Of Winter►Image credits:Image: UNC Libraries CommonsImage: […]
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