Mercer University’s Woodruff House Offers Christmas Tours


Mercer University’s Woodruff House will be open for free tours between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., Dec. 4-6. Each room will be trimmed for Christmas by local businesses and decorators, such as J.C. Penney Co.; C. Terry Holland, Interiors; Carol’s Linens; Foxglove Cottage and Ocmulgee Arts. Visitors will enjoy refreshments, live music and storytelling.

Founded in 1833, Mercer is a 7,400-student, comprehensive, Baptist-affiliated university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees through the College of Liberal Arts, the Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics, the Tift College of Education, the School of Engineering, the Walter F. George School of Law, the School of Medicine, the Georgia Baptist College of Nursing, the Southern School of Pharmacy and the James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology.

Mercer University has campuses in Macon and Atlanta and at four extended education centers located in Douglas County, Covington, Griffin and Eastman. The University also operates the Mercer Engineering Research Center in Warner Robins and the Mercer University Press in Macon. For the past 12 years, Mercer has been ranked among the leading universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report.