HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today announced the launch of an online virtual tour of the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg. The tour features the public areas of the home and can be found on the Governor's Residence website.
"The governor and I are fully committed to making the Governor's Residence as open and accessible as possible," Mrs. Corbett said. "The addition of a virtual tour ensures that more Pennsylvanians will have an opportunity to see and learn about this important state treasure."
The virtual tour, funded privately by the Governor's Residence Preservation Committee, allows website visitors to navigate through the public areas of the residence. Viewers can learn about featured art, decorative art and artifacts by clicking on "hot spots" throughout the tour.
"In addition to the public tours, open houses and community events hosted at the Residence throughout the year, this technology provides citizens with another way to enjoy and appreciate Pennsylvania's unique heritage," said Mrs. Corbett.
To view the virtual tour or for additional information, visit www.pa.gov/residence
Kirsten Page, Governor's Press Office, 717-783-1116
Ashley Chunko Mostek, First Lady's Office, 717-787-1965
SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the First Lady