A former private residence; Sisters of Charity convent, hospital, and school, the Ruth Lester House is furnished with Victorian antiques. The Hebrew Sinai Congregation (Jefferson Playhouse) is used each Pilgrimage to present the play "The Diamond Bessie Murder Trial." These buildings are shown in a combined tour by members of the Jessie Allen Wise Garden Club, who own and have restored the properties. Special group tours are available. The Playhouse and Memorial are rented for parties, receptions, meetings, weddings, and more.
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