Notable Main Line Women of the Past, Their Houses and Gardens

Code: SL51807

Dates: January 13, 2023

Meets: 12 N to 2:00 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Creutzburg Center

Course Fee: $49.00

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Examine some of the notable Main Line women, their lives and achievements. They oversaw large houses and staff while active in charities, educational institutions and garden clubs. Included are members of the Cassatt family, the Pauls who owned Woodcrest in Radnor, which was later acquired by the Dorrances, and the Montgomerys and Scotts, who own Ardrossan. All are well known. Also included are the less familiar houses of the Barklies, Snowdens and Harrisons. Lunch is included.
Fee: $49.00

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Creutzburg Center

260 Gulph Creek Road
Radnor, PA 19087
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Jeff Groff

Jeff Groff recently retired as Estate Historian at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. He also served as Director of Public Programs and Director of Interpretation. For sixteen years he was Executive Director of Wyck Historic House and Garden in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. He holds an MA from the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture of the University of Delaware. For over forty years he has studied and lectured on American country houses and gardens, particularly those of Philadelphia’s “Main Line” and surrounding areas, with an emphasis on country life and sports, and gentleman farming. He served as co-curator of Winterthur’s very successful exhibitions “Costumes of Downton Abbey” and “Costuming The Crown.

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