The Superior Express -

Historical Home Tour a Success


February 20, 2020

Kerma Crouse

Participants on the Jewell Sesquicentennial Historical Home Tour walked up this oak staircase at the home of Chuck and Judy Gibson. Above, Judy stands ready to lead the way.

More than 100 people attended the first event of Jewell's Sesquicentennial celebration. The historical home tour visited five homes and drove by other properties owned and lived in by people intertwined in Jewell's history.

Butch and Annette Baxa Burks entertained in the Jewell Community Center as groups waited their turn to tour. The duo sang a variety of songs to an appreciative crowd. Chocolate fountains along with cheese and crackers were available.

The first of the five homes to be toured now belongs to Jason and Jessie Eilert. Located at 518 Broadway, many remember it as "Dr....

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