(Left to right): In July, Claudia and Marlon booked a two-hour tour and we had a lot of fun!


Members of the Mouse family came by for a lighting tour (in/out FAST!). The Mouse family owned the house from 1929 to 1960!


(left to right): Today, Steve, Sherri, Shelly, and Mike booked a two-hour tour. The two couples have an established ritual: One couple invites the other couple out for a tour….someplace. An unknown someplace! A mystery tour! So, Steve and Sherri brought Shelly and Mike to the Cross without the latter having any idea of where they were headed or with any idea of what they would see! Luckily, Shelly and Mike had a good time!





  1. Sandra Lee on August 11, 2018 at 9:48 pm

    I bet Mouse family were mesmerized by all the wonderful changes since 5he last time they were there!

  2. Mike on August 13, 2018 at 12:05 pm

    Ross, I hate to jump in here off-topic, but I was glancing over the OHD page on your house and noticed something in the parlor; is the item on the wall to the right of the window an original light switch? I don’t see any mention of it back when you were restoring the room…here it is:

    • Ross on August 13, 2018 at 12:10 pm

      Hi, Mike!

      I don’t have a clue what that is but it looks nothing like the two original light switches extant in the house.

  3. Mike on August 13, 2018 at 12:14 pm

    OK, LOL…just curious. I guess having all of us Cross House groupies tossing ideas and clues at you is a two-edged sword; some are brilliant discoveries, and some are just a distraction. Have a great day!

  4. Stewart McLean on August 14, 2018 at 8:54 pm

    Is it required that visitors must let their picture be taken and posted?

    • Ross on August 14, 2018 at 9:02 pm

      No. I always ask permission!

  5. Marlon Mormann on August 15, 2018 at 11:54 am

    We had a wonderful tour and will come back when almost done. I say almost because with these old mansions there is always something in the mix. Marlon and Claudia.

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