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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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Doesn’t a 100th Birthday Deserve a Present?

| April 21, 2016 | 3 Comments
Doesn’t a 100th Birthday Deserve a Present?

Did you know that last year nearly 282 MILLION people from all corners of the globe visited OUR National Parks? I believe that’s because the United States (via the National Parks System) has set aside some of the most spectacular natural and historical locations on the planet and they’re right in your backyard. Did you also […]

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