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Octagon House will be open for Sunday's Chocolate March Tour

The Octagon House Museum, 1004 Third St., will be open Sunday, March 29, from 1-5 p.m. for the Chocolate March.

:The Octagon House Museum will be open on Sunday, March 29, from 1 to 5 p.m. as part of the Inns of the Valley annual Chocolate March. This tour is a chocolate lovers delight and a delectable way to discover the diversity of the inns in Wisconsin and Minnesota, as visitors taste their way through the valley.

The Chocolate March is a self-guided tour where guests choose a location to start and then visit bed & breakfast inns and historic sites throughout the St. Croix River Valley. Each location includes a chocolate treat for guests.

The March 29 tour includes stops at four locations in the Hudson and Afton area, with tours of the Phipps Inn Bed & Breakfast and the Octagon House Museum in Hudson, and the Afton House Inn and the Afton Historic Museum in Afton, Minn.

Purchase tickets in advance for $26 at www.innsofthevalley.com/chocolate-march.htm. Tickets are $30 per person when purchased the day of the event. Each person must have a ticket and present it at each location. This event is not suitable for persons under 12 years of age.

Bring a non-perishable item to be donated to the local food shelves. Second Harvest Heartland and Animal Ark will receive a portion of the ticket sales.

After the Octagon House Museum tour, chocolate treats will be served in the Museum Gift Shop. The Gift Shop features a wide variety of items for the home and garden, Victorian inspired gifts, publications on local history, and the “History of Hudson” documentary movie.

For more information about the Octagon House Museum please go to www.StCroixCountyHistory.org or look for St. Croix County Historical Society on Facebook.

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