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Historic Garden Week: Northern Neck - Lancaster County Tour

Garden Club of Virginia

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Admission Ended $25.00 $2.24

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Wednesday April 25, 2012

Northern Neck - Lancaster County

Sponsored by the Garden Club of the Northern Neck

 
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
The southernmost of the four counties that make up the area known as the Northern Neck, Lancaster County has maintained the serene and quiet beauty that attracted our early settlers. The tour focuses on upper Lancaster County, and takes the visitor through lush, rolling farmland along the Rappahannock River, and the creeks of the Rappahannock and Corrotoman. In 1608, Captain John Smith referred to this land as “a place heaven and earth never agreed better to frame man’s habitation.” Ticket includes admission to the following 5 properties:
 
  • Mitchell’s Manor, 525 Colinbrook Way
  • Monaskon Post Office and General Store
  • Summerfield, 125 Westwood Road
  • Deep Creek Farm, 38 Meadowbrook Lane
  • The Oaks, 1362 Morattico Road
 
Advance Ticket Sales: $25 per person. Available by mail until April 11th. Please send check payable to the Garden Club of the Northern Neck. Include a stamped, self-addressed, letter-sized envelope to: Carol Hughes, P.O. Box 775, Irvington, VA 22480. For questions, please contact Carol Hughes at weedarnock@yahoo.com. Available locally until April 23rd at the following locations: The Pedestal, Kilmarnock; The Dandelion, Irvington; and Mary Ball Museum and Library, Lancaster.
 
Lunch: Box lunches are$15 per person and must be reserved before April 16. Contact Janie Smith, (804) 462-5908 or smwclora@aol.com for more information. 
 
Refreshments:Complimentary, and served at the Monaskon Post Office and Store, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A free trolley will run to the site every 15 minutes from the Information Center.
 
Admission fee: $30 per person; $15, single-site admission. Children 13 and older, full price; ages 6-12, half-price; ages 5 and under, free of charge. Tickets may be purchased on tour day at any of the houses open and at the Information Center located at St. Mary’s Whitechapel Parish House. For internet tickets, please access www.VAGardenweek.org. Children younger than age 17 must be accompanied by an adult.
 

 

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Northern Neck-Lancaster County, Virginia



Wednesday, April 25, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)


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Garden Club of Virginia

The Garden Club of Virginia is an active association of forty-seven garden clubs, whose members collectively form a group of more than 3,300 civic leaders from around the Commonwealth.

The Garden Club of Virginia exists to celebrate the beauty of the land, to conserve the gifts of nature and to challenge future generations to build on this heritage.

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Historic Garden Week: Northern Neck - Lancaster County Tour
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