Pardon Our Mess! Construction Underway on Stratford Hall’s New Front Entrance

Media Contact: Jim Schepmoes 804-493-1971 jschepmoes@stratfordhall.org For Immediate Release   STRATFORD, VA, (February 25, 2016) – If you have recently driven by the entrance to Stratford Hall on State Rt. 214 you might wonder what all the activity is about. While the recent snow and rain has slowed progress, construction has now begun in full force that, when finished, will …

Stratford Hall Announces Winter Operating Schedule

Media Contact: Jim Schepmoes 804-493-1971 jschepmoes@stratfordhall.org For Immediate Release   STRATFORD, VA, (December 9, 2015) – Beginning on January 2, 2016, 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 $7 for adults and $5 for children. The road to the beach …

Carter B. Refo Named Executive Director of Stratford Hall

Media Contact: Jim Schepmoes 804-493-1971 jschepmoes@stratfordhall.org For Immediate Release     STRATFORD, VA, (August 26, 2015) – The Executive Committee of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Association, which owns and operates Stratford Hall, has named Carter B. Refo as Executive Director. His appointment was made following the death of Dr. Paul C. Reber, Stratford’s Executive Director for the past nine …

Standing Room Only Crowd Gathers At Memorial Service For Dr. Paul C. Reber, Stratford Hall Executive Director

Media Contact: Jim Schepmoes 804-493-1971 jschepmoes@stratfordhall.org   For Immediate Release             STRATFORD, VA, (August 23, 2015) – Representatives from the museum community, historic sites, the tourism community, cycling community, family, friends and the extended Stratford Hall family gathered on the Oval at Stratford Hall on Friday morning, August 21, to honor the memory of Dr. Paul C. Reber, Stratford’s Executive Director …

In Memoriam: Dr. Paul C. Reber, Stratford Hall Executive Director

Media Contact: Jim Schepmoes 804-493-1971 jschepmoes@stratfordhall.org   For Immediate Release             STRATFORD, VA, (July 24, 2015) – Dr. Paul C. Reber, 56, Executive Director of Stratford Hall since 2006, passed away Thursday evening at VCU Hospital in Richmond as a result of injuries he received while riding his bicycle near his home in Westmoreland County, Virginia. He had been an avid …

The Inn at Stratford Hall Announces Nabil M. ElBallat as Executive Chef

Media Contact: Jim Schepmoes 804-493-1971 jschepmoes@stratfordhall.org   For Immediate Release             STRATFORD, VA, (July 8, 2015) – Nabil M. ElBallat has been named Executive Chef at the Inn at Stratford Hall. His experience in the United States has included working at hotels in New York City, New Orleans, San Jose, Dallas, Saint Louis, and Omaha. His international experience includes being an …

New General Manager Raoul Henriquez Brings National and International Experience to The Inn at Stratford Hall

Media Contact: Jim Schepmoes 804-493-1971 jschepmoes@stratfordhall.org   For Immediate Release             STRATFORD, VA, (May 13, 2015) – Raoul Henriquez has been named the new General Manager of the Inn at Stratford Hall. Henriquez has over 30 years experience in hospitality management, nearly all of it devoted to developing and leading upscale luxury hotels and resorts, including historic properties. His experience in …

Grammy Award-winning Muir String Quartet to Play in Stratford’s Great Hall

Media Contact: Jim Schepmoes 804-493-1971 jschepmoes@stratfordhall.org   For Immediate Release                                                                                   STRATFORD, VA, (May 8, 2015) – Spring is in the air – and music too! Join us for an exclusive opportunity to experience the beautiful sounds of the Muir String Quartet when they perform in Stratford’s Great Hall, on Saturday, May 23, 2015, beginning at 6 p.m. Established in 1980, …

Stratford Hall’s Traditional Trades Fair Will Focus On Interior Trades of the Eighteenth Century

Media Contact: Jim Schepmoes 804-493-1971 jschepmoes@stratfordhall.org   For Immediate Release                                                                                   STRATFORD, VA, (April 24, 2015) – When walking through a historic home have you ever asked yourself “how did they make paint back then?” or “how was such an intricate cornice made?”If you visit Stratford Hall’s Traditional Trades Fair on May 9, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., these …

World-Renowned Opera Lafayette to Perform in the Great Hall at Stratford Hall

Media Contact: Jim Schepmoes 804-493-1971 jschepmoes@stratfordhall.org   For Immediate Release                                                                                   STRATFORD, VA, (March 23, 2015) – Join us on April 25, 2015 for an exciting collaboration between Stratford Hall and Opera Lafayette. This collaboration will bring this internationally famous Opera to Stratford Hall for a one-night performance in the historic Great Hall. Founded in 1995 in Washington, DC, by Conductor …

Stratford Hall Receives Virginia Tourism Grant for Tourism Marketing

Media Contact: Jim Schepmoes 804-493-1971 jschepmoes@stratfordhall.org   For Immediate Release                                                                                   STRATFORD, VA, (September 25, 2014) –Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Stratford Hall received $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program grant fund. In total VTC awarded more than $852,000 for 46tourism marketing projects across the state to help increase visitation and revenue for Virginia’s localities through tourism.The grants …