Reopening Woodville

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Greetings, As always, the safety and wellbeing of all visitors and volunteers to Woodville Plantation is always of paramount concern for the Neville House Associates. In this time of uncertainty and continually changing information regarding the COVID-19 virus and its transmission, we came to the decision back in March to remain closed and postpone all immediate events until further notice.

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Recommended Reading: The Pioneers, by David McCullough

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For this month, we are recommending the David McCullough book, The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West. This book is currently available in our gift shop and is available for order, and we are willing to either ship it for a reasonable fee, or arrange for pickup while observing any necessary social distancing

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New Virtual Sewing Circles!

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Greetings!As many of you know, we started a monthly sewing circle in the summer last season. On the third Sunday of every month, we typically gather in the Stillhouse to work on our projects and have great conversation!Unfortunately with the current events, gathering in the Stillhouse just isn’t an option. So instead, we are launching virtual sewing circles! We have

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A VIRTUAL WOODVILLE EXPERIENCE

Happy Holidays from the Nevilles! Every year during the Christmas holiday season, we at Woodville hold our annual Candlelight Tours, an event that has become a favorite among many visitors. Unfortunately, due to the events occurring through this year, we were left unable to have our traditional live tours. The good news, however, is that thanks to the 21st century

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Christmas at John Neville’s House!

Greetings!It’s Christmas at John Neville’s house and as you can see, there has been much decorating going on as preparations are made for many festivities that are to take place. This also means that our special virtual Christmas presentation is also just around the corner. This weekend, join Isaac Craig as he visits the home of John Neville for the

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Barn Project, Archeology, and the New Normal by Nina Schreiner

Last month we completed the first step in our barn construction project. All construction projects on historical sites must consider their impact on archaeological resources. At Woodville Plantation, the visible site consisting of ca. 1780 mansion, outbuilding, and reconstructed gardens actually sits atop underground deposits of artifacts and cultural soil patterns that archaeologists call features. These deposits have the potential

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OPENING DAY AT WOODVILLE ON JUNE 7, 2020 – RESERVATIONS NECESSARY

We are excited to be opening to the public again on June 7, 2020 with certain mandated regulations in place.Come take a tour of the John Neville House and learn of life as a well off family during the late 18th century and 19th century. As the health and safety of our docents, museum aides, and visitors are of utmost

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