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Blennerhassett Estate Gardens and Grounds Tour

May 20 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm

Learn about the Blennerhassett Estate Gardens and Grounds during this outdoor tour on Blennerhassett Island on Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 1:00p.m.

Besides its beautiful island Mansion, what was the Blennerhassett Estate really like? During this tour of the grounds, participants will learn what gardens and other period buildings existed as a part of the Blennerhassett Estate in 1806 based on historical findings. This program begins with a first-person presentation by “Mr. Peter Taylor,” the Blennerhassett English gardener.

The Estate’s Pleasure Garden was 2 1/3 acres in size. What did it include? Details and features of this Pleasure Garden as well as the Kitchen Garden and the Orchard will be shared.

A program handout along with garden renderings will be provided. The cost of this one-hour program is $5.00 for adults. It is a rain or shine event. Dress for the weather. Mansion porches/picnic shelters can be used if it rains. At tour stop sites, there will be chairs available.

Call the Park’s Museum at 304-420-4800 if you have questions.


May 20
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Blennerhassett State Park

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