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Overholser Mansion hosts tea


Gazette staff May 1st, 2008

Mothers and daughters unite for an afternoon of dessert, fashion and good ol' girl talk at the Overholser Tea, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. Held at the historic Overholser Mansion, 405 N.W. 15th, the t...

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Mothers and daughters unite for an afternoon of dessert, fashion and good ol' girl talk at the Overholser Tea, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Held at the historic Overholser Mansion, 405 N.W. 15th, the tea will allow attendees to travel back in time with the charm and enchantment of the three-story, French chateau-style home, fitted with original furnishings of the Overholser family, including:
" Brussels lace curtains,
" English carpets,
" Antwerp fine-oak paneling and
" French stained-glass windows.

The afternoon event includes a sample of period teas and delicious desserts for children and adults, while celebrating more than 100 years in fashion.

HISTORY
Originally the home of prominent Oklahoma City leader and financier Henry Overholser, the late-Victorian mansion, built in 1903, has been owned by the Oklahoma Historical Society since 1972, and has hosted numerous prominent political and cultural figures of national importance.

Admission to the tea is $25 for adults and $10 for children. Registration and advance payment are required. For more information, call 528-8485 or e-mail.

"Joanna Rus

 
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