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S17T4 Maymont Mansion and Gardens Tour

In addition to exploring the historical 1893 Maymont Mansion, this tour is ideal for those seeking expert information on Maymont's spectacular historic gardens.

The tour package includes the following:
-Round-trip motor coach transportation to Richmond, VA
-Maymont Mansion Tour
-Horticulturist-led Garden Walking Tour
-Coach transportation to Historic John Marshall Hotel for lunch on your own.


Itinerary:
Please Bring Your Cell Phones!

7:30 am Depart promptly from Harrisonburg Farmer's Market/Turner Pavilion. Be sure to park in 10-hour parking area.

9:30 am Arrive Maymont Estate

10:00 am MAYMONT MANSION TOUR - An engaging tour guide will lead us through the thirty- three room mansion that was the stately home of James Henry and Sallie May Dooley from 1893-1925. Downstairs, the kitchen, pantries, wine cellar, and other restored rooms reveal the domestic staff's side of this Virginia upstairs/downstairs story. The Swan Bed and fifteen-foot Tiffany window are among the many highlights of this Gilded Age treasure.

11:00 am HORTICULTURIST-LED GARDEN WALKING TOUR - Our group will be led through the formal Italian Garden, the traditional Japanese Garden, the fragrant Herb Garden and the unique Arboretum by an expert in the care and maintenance of these landscaping treasures.

12:45 pm Depart Maymont Estate

1:00 pm Lunch on your own in historical John Marshall Hotel Ballroom

2:30 pm Depart Richmond

4:30 pm Approximate arrival in Harrisonburg


This is a walking-intensive tour. Wear comfortable shoes (Maymont's 100 acres include many hills).

Price per person is $56.00 with a maximum of 29 persons. A suggested $2.00 gratuity will be collected by your tour hosts for the bus driver.

Reservation with payment is due by April 12, 2017. No cancellations after April 19, 2017 noon.

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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 noon on April 19, 2017, 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.

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