CARTHAGE -- The Phelps House on Grand Avenue was just one of nine historic structures on display Saturday. the annual Christmas Homes Tour is a fundraiser for the Carthage Historic Preservation Society. It featured a selection of classic style homes, dating as far back as the 1880's. Tour organizers say it is a great way for residents to remember what the area's history has to offer. Some of the homes on Saturday's tour had never before been open to the public.