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Louisville historic home to host 'Downton Abbey' party

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 8:46 am

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Fans of the PBS series "Downton Abbey" are being invited to a premiere party for the show's third season at a Victorian mansion in Louisville.

The party at Brennan House Historic Home on Jan. 6 will feature tours of the house built in 1868 as well as a formal tea service. The home is encouraging participants to wear Victorian garb for a costume contest.

Brennan House is listed on the National Register.

Events begin at 8 p.m. EST. Tickets are $5 for members of Preservation Louisville and $10 for non-members.

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"Downton Abbey" is a fictional series that follows the lives of the inhabitants of a British estate beginning at the turn of the century.