What’s for Dinner? A Tale of Two Gardens Walking Tour
Dig into two very different gardens – one fed the du Pont family and the other DuPont Company workers in the nineteenth century. This tour explores the socioeconomic factors influencing the architecture, produce, and the philosophies of each garden. Tour involves walking on uneven ground. Included in admission and free for members. Please note that this event is weather-dependent. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
2 other occurrences.June 27, 2021
August 1, 2021
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