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What You Need to Know About 2018 Virginia Historic Garden Week

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
What You Need to Know About 2018 Virginia Historic Garden Week

One of the highlights of my year in search of educational traveling with purpose is coming up next week. Do you love gorgeous floral arrangements, history, architecture? What about interior design, outdoor gardens or even just supporting a worthy cause? If so, you’ll LOVE any of the Historic Garden Week Tours hosted throughout the Commonwealth […]

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6 Reasons NOT to MISS Virginia’s Historic Garden Week

| April 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
6 Reasons NOT to MISS Virginia’s Historic Garden Week

Have you heard of “America’s Largest Open House” and Virginia’s oldest volunteer tourism project? If not, it’s time to take notice. In the last 8 days of April every year since 1929, nearly 26,000 visitors have had the privilege of touring gorgeous homes throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia for Historic Garden Week (HGW). Here’s why […]

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Eyre Hall – Antiques, Gardens and a Letter from Lafayette

| July 2, 2016 | 2 Comments
Eyre Hall – Antiques, Gardens and a Letter from Lafayette

In this second installment about Virginia’s Historic Garden Week (HGW) Tours of 2016, we’ll be visiting Eyre Hall on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. This centuries-old plantation has been one of the enchanting properties included on the Eastern Shore HGW Tour every year since 1941 and soon you’ll see why. Designated as a National Historic Landmark, the […]

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Isle of Wight Historic Garden Week Tour

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Isle of Wight Historic Garden Week Tour

Being new to Virginia, this year is the first I’ve heard of Historic Garden Week.  I love beautiful gardens, as well as lovely and historic homes. Plus I thought I could learn a thing or two about the Commonwealth, history and gardening by checking out a few tours. I hope you’ll join me in the adventure. Did […]

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