May 20, 2023 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park 137 Juliana Street Parkersburg, West Virginia

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.

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Cost: The cost of this one-hour program is $5.00 for adults.


Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

(304) 420-4800