Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Woodville Plantation Hosts Harvest Day Event

August 16, 2010 FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: Rob Windhorst



Event: Harvest Day

Date: Sunday, August 29, 2010

Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Place: Woodville Plantation, 1375 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA 15017

Admission: $5.00 for Adults, $3.00 for Children Age 6-12, Free for Children Under Age 6

For Immediate Release
August 16, 2010


BRIDGEVILLE, PA (August 16, 2010) – Step back in time at Woodville Plantation as this living history museum presents a special event. On Sunday, August 29, 2010, the public will be treated to a special look at the gardens of Woodville.

From 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, visitors can join the gardeners at Woodville as they harvest crops grown at the site during the summer season. Guests can meet the head gardener and learn about 18th century crops, growing techniques and tools. Admission is $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for children age 6-12, and free for children under age 6.

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 north of Interstate I-79 Exit 55 (Kirwin Heights Exit) on Route 50, near the intersection of Thoms Run Road. For further directions or for more information, please visit Woodville’s website at or call 412-221-0348.


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