First Lady Susan Corbett Announces Holiday Tour Schedule for Governor's Residence

Nov 26, 2012, 11:37 ET from Pennsylvania Office of the Governor

Visitors will have opportunity to send holiday greetings to troops         

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today invited the public to visit the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg during the 2012 holiday tour season.

Visitors will once again have an opportunity to send holiday greetings to servicemen and women as part of the American Red Cross "Holiday Mail for Heroes" program.  Greeting cards will be available during each tour and will be distributed to veterans, military families and active duty service members by the American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes.

"The governor and I are pleased to welcome Pennsylvanians to the Governor's Residence this holiday season," Mrs. Corbett said. "It is our privilege to partner with the American Red Cross again this year to support our service members and their families."

The Residence, located at 2035 N. Front St., Harrisburg, will be open for a holiday open house from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9. The open house, which is part of the Historic Harrisburg Association's annual Candlelight House Tour, will feature musical entertainment.

The Residence will also be open for holiday tours from noon to 2 p.m. on Dec. 3, 4, 5, 10, 11 and 12.

There is no cost to attend the holiday tours or open house and reservations are not required. No cameras, large bags, purses or totes are permitted.

The theme of this year's holiday decorations will be announced in the coming weeks.

For more information, please contact the Residence tour line at 717-772-9130. Learn more about the Governor's Residence online at

Media contacts:
Kirsten Page, Governor's Office; 717-783-1116
Ashley Chunko, First Lady's Office; 717-787-1965

SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor