Tours

BASIC TOUR

A visit to Maeystown requires a minimum 2 1/2 hour stay for a basic tour and includes the following:

  • Greeting by guide at St. John United Church of Christ
  • Maeystown brochure
  • Restroom facilities
  • Orientation talk on history of Maeystown
  • Wicks organ demonstration, when available Opportunity for group singing. Organ concert available by special arrangement.
  • Visit 1859 School House, originally a parsonage and church
  • Guided bus and/or walking tour of village Includes 1859 stone mill and the one-lance 1881 stone arched bridge
  • Time to shop or get a refreshment at the local shops and eateries
  • Tour of Corner George Inn Bed and Breakfast. Totally restored frontier Victorian Maeystown Hotel & Saloon, tour includes Maeystown General Store and antique-appointed guest rooms including a summer kitchen guest cottage, two sitting rooms and the original 1880’s ballroom.

$7.00 per person/payable to: Historic Maeystown
Minimum of 15 people
Maximum two coaches at one time due to small size of village
Tours suggested April through December

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

  • Organ concert: $1.00 per person, payable to Historic Maeystown, 15 minute program of inspirational music demonstrating the unique qualities of the Wicks organ at St. John United Church of Christ. Limited availability.
  • Vici’s Front Porch & Tea Garden offers a brunch $15, lunch $12 or afternoon tea and dessert $7. Seasonal menu items served. Call or email Vici for reservations and menu. (618-539-3665 or teatime@htc.net) Tea room can accommodate 20 inside and 10 on the front porch at one seating.
  • One single waffle cone, per tour participant, at the Sweet Shoppe. The cost is $3.25 per person. The number must be arranged at the time of the tour confirmation. Payment is to be made with the tour payment, or in a separate check to the Corner George Inn Sweet Shoppe.