Garden Party at Blennerhassett Island

Join us for a garden party with the Blennerhassetts! Dick and Martha Hartley, well known for era-appropriate foods and area history have created yet another special day at Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park. This special event includes historical re-enactments, live music, refreshments and period table and lawn games such as lawn bowling, graces, shut the box, bubbles with historic wands.

Hartley will portray Peter Traylor, the island gardener, and Mark Abbott and Karen Swiney stand in as Harman and Margaret Blennerhassett. Archeological research on the island will be presented by Jerry Anderson. Martha Hartley will discuss flowers and shrubs, and garden quotes of the period.

The Garden Party is limited to 50 guests and requires advance reservation. Cost is $35 per person and includes transportation on the Island Belle. Event is from 1:45-4:30 p.m. For tickets, please call event hostess, Pam Salisbury at 304-420-4800.

Event Details

  • Start Date: June 23, 2018

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