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717-477-1218 or alumni@ship.edu

SU Alumni Association Refund Policy:
Due to contractual obligations, refunds for events will not be granted for anyone who does not attend or who cancels after the reservation deadline.

 

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Hillwood Estate Tour & Afternoon Tea

Date: Saturday, March 24, 2012
Tour: 1:30 p.m.  Tea: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Hillwood Estate & Gardens, 4155 Linnean Ave NW, Washington DC.
Cost: $35.00/person

Includes docent lead tour of museum, entrance to the formal gardens to view, and Afternoon tea.  Afternoon tea includes an assortment of three savory finger sandwiches and a variety of sweets including cinnamon macaroons, apple tarts and more.  Each guest receives their own pot of tea from a selection of Harney & Sons wrapped sachet teas.     

Founded by American collector and heiress to the Post cereal empire Marjorie Merriweather Post, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens is one of the premier art collector's museums in the United States. The museum features the most comprehensive collection of Russian imperial art outside of Russia and a world-renowned collection of eighteenth-century French decorative art and furnishings. The collection includes Fabergé eggs, Russian porcelain, Russian Orthodox icons, Beauvais tapestries, and Sèvres porcelain. Encircled by woodlands, the twenty-five acre estate provides visitors a tranquil oasis of luscious formal gardens.  March is the perfect month to see the Orchids in the Gardens blooming! 

Please RSVP to alumni@ship.edu or 717-477-1218 by March 1, 2012.  Checks may be made payable to SUAA/SU Foundation or call for credit card payment.

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Shippensburg University
Rife Alumni House
1871 Old Main Dr.
Shippensburg, PA 17257