The color of the changing leaves along our trails, cliffs, and fields are truly breathtaking. This event starts off with light refreshments in the duPont Library followed by a short introduction to the trek by Mr. Harry Puffenbarger, Master Naturalist. Concluding this, attendees will be lead on a guided nature hike along the trails of Stratford Hall. Please dress for the weather. Registration closes Wednesday, November 14.Find out more »
This annual event will capture many of the best parts of their previous celebrations with a new focus on festive and thoughtful presentations. Live music will be offered in the Visitor Center, Southwest Outbuilding, and Great Hall. On the lower floor of the Great House, poignant stories of the enslaved at Christmastide will be told by gifted interpreter and storyteller, Rita Wagstaff. Only steps away in the colonial kitchen, culinary historian B.L Trahos will be preparing savory Christmas delights. Cap…Find out more »
Based on his recent discoveries, United States Geological Survey (USGS) paleontologist Bryan Landacre will provide participants with an in-depth discussion of the vegetation and climate that existed in the Stratford region 1.5 million years ago. USGS emeritus geologist Robert Weems will follow with a discussion of the Ice Age animals that we now know lived within this landscape. Pre-registration encouraged but not required. To register, contact Jon Bachman at JBachman@StratfordHall.org or 804-493-1972.Find out more »
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