03/24/19 – Opening Day at Woodville and a History of the Drop Spindle

Opening Day at Woodville and a History of the Drop Spindle
Sunday, March 24, 2019
1:00pm - All Ages
Woodville Plantation (map)
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Come out and celebrate opening day at Woodville! Take a tour of the Neville House and see one of our interpreters giving a demo and fascinating brief talk on the origins and use of the drop spindle, the ancestor to the spinning wheel!

This will take place on Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 1pm-4pm

Admission is $5 per adult, $3 per child age 6 through 12, and free for children under age 6.

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The Home of John and Presley Neville, circa 1780

Woodville, the John and Presley Neville house, is Southwestern Pennsylvania’s principal link to the late 18th century, interpreting the time period of 1780-1820 and documenting the lives of the three families that resided there, the Nevilles (1775-1815), the Cowans (1815-1835), and the Wrenshalls (1835-1975).

Interested in renting the grounds and facilities at Woodville?

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Wayne's Legion

Please visit the website for Wayne's Legion, a group of dedicated individuals based at Woodville Plantation who recreate the first Army of the United States from 1792-1796.