This Saturday, May 21st, you can experience Civil War history on the grounds of Glen Roy, one of Gloucester’s most beautiful antebellum homes (see details below). The scene of a violent skirmish in 1863, you can still see the sole remaining barn spared by Union soldiers who burned ten others on William Patterson Smith’s estate. […]
Join us in May for an Adventure in Preservation!
Come try your hand at window restoration and help us save the Edge Hill Service Station. May is National Preservation Month and organizations around the country are hosting activities ranging from walking tours to awards ceremonies to hands-on volunteer projects- all intended to highlight the many ways communities benefit from […]
Historic Preservation Blooms During the Daffodil Festival
The Fairfield Foundation shared some of its past discoveries and future endeavors with those who attended the Daffodil Festival last Saturday. While the Daffodil Parade streamed down Main Street, volunteers at the Edge Hill Service Station handed out pin wheels to children and talked with passers by about our plans to restore the station into […]
The [Dominion Virginia] Power of Volunteers
It’s amazing what you can get done with a little help from some friends- in this case, a dedicated group of volunteers from Dominion Virginia Power helping us at the Edge Hill Service Station. Last Friday (March 11) they joined us on a beautiful late winter day to clean up our property at the corner […]
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