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Maymont Travels to Swannanoa
September 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm$
Enjoy a special excursion to see Swannanoa, the summer home of James and Sallie Dooley on Afton Mountain in Virginia’s beautiful Blue Ridge. The marble Italian Renaissance-style villa designed by Noland and Baskervill was completed in 1913. En route to Afton Mountain, Dale Wheary, Maymont’s Curator and Director of Historical Collections and Programs, will provide historical background on Swannanoa. Lunch is in Staunton, the picturesque town where James and Sallie Dooley were married, followed by a tour of spots familiar to the Dooleys. Space is limited; register by September 21.
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