December 1, 2009 FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: Rob Windhorst
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 412-221-0348
Event: Above the Stairs: A Behind the Scenes Look At Woodville
Date: Sunday, December 13, 2009
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Place: Woodville Plantation, 1375 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA 15017
Cost: $5.00 for Adults, $10.00 for Families
WOODVILLE PLANTATION HOSTS
ABOVE THE STAIRS: A BEHIND THE SCENES LOOK AT WOODVILLE
BRIDGEVILLE, PA (December 1, 2009) – Step back in time at Woodville Plantation as this living history museum treats guests to a special tour of a rarely seen area of the plantation. On Sunday, December 13, 2009, the public is invited go above the stairs at the main house.
From 1 to 4 pm, visitors are invited to visit the second floor of Woodville Plantation. Tours will be given of the private rooms of the Neville and Cowan families. Of interest is an original 18th century painted checkerboard floor. Don’t miss this rare look into the private lives of Woodville’s residents.
Woodville Plantation, the home of John and Presley Neville, is Western Pennsylvania’s link to the late 18th century. Built in 1775, this living history museum interprets life during the period of 1780-1820, the Era of the New Republic. Guided tours of the house are available every Sunday from 1 to 4 pm.
Just 7 miles and 15 minutes south of Pittsburgh, Woodville is conveniently located 1/4 mile north of Interstate I-79 Exit 55 (Kirwin Heights Exit) on Route 50, near the intersection of Thoms Run Road in Collier Township. For further directions or for more information, please visit Woodville’s website at http://www.woodvilleplantation.org or call 412-221-0348.