Meet the Man in the Norman Rockwell Painting "Home on Leave (Sailor in Hammock)" in Waxhaw, NC just south of Charlotte, NC!

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Real Estate Agent with ProStead Realty

Come celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas in Waxhaw, NC just south of Charlotte, NC. 

This Saturday, December 4, 2010 from 10am to 8pm and Sunday, December 5, 2010 from 1pm to 5pm the Waxhaw's Women Club will present "Then and Now", The Holiday Tour of Homes".

"This year's tour features two historic homes and a church in the heart of Waxhaw, and four new homes in Waxhaw's Cureton development."

As a special surprise meet Mr. Leo Maguire.  He is the man in the Norman Rockwell Painting "Home on Leave (Sailor in Hammock)."  Mr. Maguire will make his presentation on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 2pm.  "Home on Leave" was on the front cover of The Saturday Evening Post on September 15, 1945.  The original sold at Sotheby's New York for $4,520,000. on May 23, 2007.   Come meet Mr. Leo Maguire who was the model for this picture.

                                                        www.waxhaw.com

                                                  www.charlottehomeinfo.com

Judith Parker, CRS, GRI

jparker@kwcharlotte.com

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Great Post Judy and featured too!

December 03, 2010 08:55 PM
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Thanks Eileen for appreciating this post and recommending it as a featured post.

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Judith, that is so amazing!  Something like that, even just the story about it, brings the painting instantly to life!  Hope you were able to meet Mr. Maguire!

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