Stoolball Game – Sunday, August 4, 2013

Step back in time at Woodville Plantation, when this living history museum presents a special event.  On Sunday, August 4, 2013, visitors are invited to join our historic interpreters in the 18th century game of stoolball, the forerunner of modern baseball. The game of stoolball was enjoyed by both men and women, the gentry and working classes, and was even played by General Washington and his troops during the American Revolution. The games will take place from 1 to 4 pm.  Admission to the grounds and museum is $5.00 for Adults, $3 for Kids Age 6-12, Free for Kids Under Age 6.  Click on the flyer below for more information.

Stoolball Flyer

 

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).


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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.