Media Contact: Jim Schepmoes
804-493-8038 ext. 8119
For Immediate Release
STRATFORD, VA, (December 12, 2013) – Beginning on January 2, 2014, Stratford Hall will institute its winter operating schedule. The grounds will be open daily to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. A grounds pass is $5 for adults and $3 for children. The road to the beach and the gristmill, as well as the nature trails, will be open, weather permitting.
The Great House will be open for tours in January and February only on weekends, holidays and Robert E. Lee’s birthday. The Stratford Hall Dining Room and the Gift Shop will be open on the same schedule. The Dining Room remains available for group events by reservation.
The Inn at Stratford Hall will continue to be open during January and February with lodging available in the Cheek and Astor guest houses.
The Great House, Dining Room, and Gift Shop will return to daily operation on March 1, 2014.
During the winter operating schedule Stratford Hall will be offering five programs including Winter Birding: Overwintering Waterfowl by Andrew Dolby on January 11; Robert E. Lee’s Birthday Celebration on January 19; Reading Lee with Dr. Peter Carmichael on January 24 at Central Rappahannock Regional Library Headquarters; a WinterFest in the Northern Neck program by Jon Bachman on February 15, and a talk, The Enslaved Population of Stratford Hall by Martha Katz-Hyman on February 22.
For more information, including details on programs being held in January and February, visit www.StratfordHall.org or call 804-493-8038.