Colraine, the home of Bobby and Pam Hatten, will be on tour for the 34th annual Christmas Open House presented by the Ware River Circle of The King’s Daughters and Sons on Tuesday, Dec. 12.
The Christmas Open House raises much needed funds in support of the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters—100 percent of individuals’ donations support CHKD and local WRCKDS charities.
Colraine, an exquisite home, is situated on Wilson Creek in Gloucester and has a rich history that is reflected both in the land and the main home. The house was built in 1890 by John Mather Wallace for his bride Alice.
Mather Wallace was a chief engineer for the Pennsylvania Railroad in the late 1880s. He met Alice while visiting a friend, fell in love and married, purchased the land across the creek from her family and made plans to build a home. Mather hired a crew of Pennsylvania Dutch carpenters who lived on the site for five years during construction. The Wallace family lived in the home, named M...
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