Parker County Today November 2016 - Page 80

our history: CANDLELIGHT TOUR OF HOMES Yesterday & Today — The Large and Small of It All BY MELISSA MOORMAN PHOTOS BY EMMA MOORMAN AND STEVE SCHILLIO Take a tour through Weatherford’s history during the 35th Annual Candlelight Tour of Homes Russell/Blowers Home - 414 West Spring The Blowers home was on tour last year as our “before” house. With the restoration complete, the owners are once again opening the doors to show off their progress. This Queen Anne-styled home was first built in 1902 by George C. and Maggie E. Poston. Mr. Poston joined forces with J.D. Baker to form Baker-Poston Company in Weatherford about 1883.