Wednesday Walk-Around, a Guided Tour of Blithewold

WHEN: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 to Wednesday, October 07, 2015 at 1:30PM - 3:30PM
WHERE: Blithewold Visitor Center

 

Docents tell the story of the Van Wickle/McKee family, the original owners of this beautiful seaside garden estate. Visitors experience breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay and see the Mansion decorated with original furnishings just as it was when the family lived here. The guided tour continues through the grounds where magnificent trees and a variety of colorful gardens demonstrate Blithewold's prominence in horticulture.

This tour concludes with a Q & A--complete with iced tea--served on Blithewold's North West Porch.

 

Wednesday Walk-Arounds are $5 per person in addition to regular admission. Click on date below to register.

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