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C6 Seldom Seen Treasures in Rockingham County

Description: Past gates and behind doors, Rockingham County is full of surprises. This "just for fun" class will learn about and visit seldom seen sites including a local quarry, an antiques restoration car shop in an old mill, a relocated barn that is now a unique home containing a complete airplane bathroom, a wooded hillside covered in tree peonies, bluebells, and daffodils, and an abandoned railroad station. Just before Mother's Day we will attend the Mennonite wholesale Plant and Produce Auction to watch magnificent displays of flowers being sold. On a clear day, we'll view Rockingham County from the roof of the county's only castle. Participants must be able to climb stairs and walk a mile on uneven ground.

This course is limited to 20 participants

Instructor: Betsy Eggleston,
holds a MA in the History of American Decorative Arts from Parsons the New School for Design. Additionally, she studied 18th C. English furniture and architectural design in London. She lives in a relocated stone house, once owned a 1934 Ford convertible, and has taken horticulture classes.

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Payment Information: Payment is due at time of registration and must be made by credit card (AMEX, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.) There is a $5 credit card convenience fee assessed at the time of payment. You will be redirected to the payment web site after clicking submit. Please have your credit card ready. Once payment is successfully completed, you will receive a payment receipt and a registration confirmation by email.

Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to one week before the class start date, and receive a full refund (minus any credit card processing fees.) After that date, no refunds will be given.

For registration questions, please contact Lifelong Learning Institute at LLI@jmu.edu or 540/568.2923.

Please contact our office regarding availability of this course:


540-568-4253
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