Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett Announces Spring Tour Season at the Governor's Residence

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today announced the spring tour season will begin April 3 at the Governor's Residence, 2035 N. Front Street, Harrisburg.

"The governor and I look forward to showcasing the art and historic artifacts that reflect the rich heritage of our commonwealth," Mrs. Corbett said. "The featured art is a true reflection of Pennsylvania's beauty and history."

The latest art exhibition, "Pennsylvania: A Commemorative Portrait," highlights paintings of scenes across the state by the late Nick Ruggieri, a native of Central Pennsylvania. The exhibition is on loan from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and will be on display until September.

From April 3 to June 30, public tours are available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tours are free and conducted by professional docents. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the tour line at 717-772-9130.

For more information, visit www.pa.gov/firstlady.

Editor's Note: The following paintings are on display at the Governor's Residence:

  • Pennsylvania Montage
  • Gettysburg Battlefield – Adams County
  • Steel Mill on the MonongahelaAllegheny County
  • Horseshoe Curve – Blair County
  • Delaware Canal at New HopeBucks County
  • Incline Plane – Cambria County
  • Cloisters – Lancaster County
  • Coal Village of Eckley – Luzerne County
  • George Washington's Headquarters – Montgomery County
  • Drake's Oil Well – Venango County
  • Fort LigonierWestmoreland County
  • Cornwall FurnaceLebanon County
  • Old Swedes Church – Philadelphia County
  • Daniel Boone HomesteadBerks County
  • Colonial Courthouse – Delaware County

Media contact: Ashley Chunko, 717-787-1965

SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the First Lady



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