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APRIL

2015

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New this spring, all Waterford Members receive a 10% discount in The Corner Store.  Let them know you are a member the next time you visit!

 

Save the Dates!

 

Sunday, April 19, 5:30 p.m.

Tickets:  $30
 

Tuesday, April 21, 7 p.m. 

Sunday, May 3, 4 p.m.
Tickets:
$30 Adults, $20 Students
 
Tuesday, May 5
24 Hours

May 16 & 17
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Waterford Concert Series:

Sunday, May 31, 4 pm

Tickets:  

$15 Adults, $10 Students


Summer Archaeology Camp

Monday-Friday, 

August 3 - August 7

Registration Fee:  $200

Board of Directors 
Jim Gosses, President
Chris Gleckner,  Vice President
Bonnie Getty, Secretary
Joe Goode, Treasurer
Charles Beach
Peggy Bednarik
Margaret Bocek
Roy Chaudet
Rob Hale
Ed Lehmann
Bill McGuire
Connie Moore
Debbie Morris
Karl Riedel
Jim Sutton
Stephanie Campbell Thompson

Staff
Thomas Kuehhas
Executive Director

Margaret Good
Director of Preservation

Lisa Mullins Thompson
Fair Director

Chelsea Kashani
Office Manager
The Second Street School Living History program returns to Waterford this Spring.  The Waterford Foundation is happy to host 26 classes from schools in Loudoun County.  Thank you to our Volunteers who coordinate this  valuable  program,
especially Miss Nickens! 

 



Tour the Phillips farm using QR Codes

The Waterford Foundation has gone green!  In an attempt to use less paper you can now take the Self-guided tour of the Phillips Farm using your cell phone and scanning QR Codes (Quick Response Codes)


What are QR codes you might ask?

QR codes are a quick way to perform an action with your cell phone.  You scan the code using your phone and it takes you to each of the 15 stops on the self-guided tour.


Do I need an app to take the tour or do I just use my camera to scan the codes?

Visitors will need a QR Code scanner application on their smart Phone.  Just go to your app store and search "free QR code scanner app."  The reader is available at no cost.  After downloading use the scanner at each numbered marker to read interpretive materials.


The Waterford Foundation encourages visitors to take 

springtime hike to discover the unique and beautiful wildlife that flourish on the Phillips Farm!

Farm & Village Days in Waterford
O n May 16 and 17 (10 a.m-4 p.m, both days), The Water ford Foundation joins the  Loudoun Spring Farm  Tour  with Waterford Farm & Village Days.  Learn about Waterford's history as a prosperous mill town which grew to  serve the needs of the surrounding area.   Learn about Waterford's rich agricultural history through exhibits and demonstrations throughout the village.  
  • Visit the Old Mill, the building often called "the the heart of Waterford." See how corn and wheat are ground and original milling equipment. 
  • Walk the 1-mile trail along the South Fork of Catoctin Creek, which fed the Old Mill wheel, to the remains of the dam.
  • Visit John Wesley Community Church, which was the spiritual center of Waterford's African American community. 
  • Meet lambs, ducks and mulefoot pigs in Bond Street Meadow!
  • Watch blacksmith demonstrations in the Forge.
  • Learn about historic sites through archaeology with Loudoun Archaeological Foundation.
  • Learn where honey comes from and beekeeping with Loudoun Center Apiaries.
  • And much, much more!  
  • Visit www.waterfordfoundation.org and www.loudounfarms.org for more event information!
  • This event is free and open to the public.

Music, Music, Music!  
At Old Waterford Schoolhouse!

T he Community Music School of the Piedmont is pleased to announce that private music instruction for students  is available  at Old Waterford Schoolhouse!

 

CMSP has teachers for harp and other instruments.

For more information contact:
540-592-3040

piedmontmusic@aol.com

piedmontmusic.org

Don't Forget Give.Choose!


On May 5th 2015, from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., the Waterford Foundation will be participating in a crowdfunding opportunity called Give Choose.  The Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties is sponsoring this event as part of a
nation-wide program called Give Local America.  For 24 hours, you can make a gift of $10 or more to the charity or charities of your choice. Your donation will be amplified with ongoing awards and prizes as these charities reach gift and donor goals!

 

Save the date on your calendar today and visit GiveChoose.org to make your donation on May 5th!  


 

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The mission of the Waterford Foundation, Inc., is to preserve the historic buildings and the open spaces of the National Historic Landmark of Waterford, Virginia, and through education to increase the public's knowledge of life and work in an early American rural community.