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March 2019

Children’s Event: Stories in the Barn

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This month’s Stories in the Barn will have a St. Patrick's theme. The program will be held in the historic bank barn on the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. Stories will relate to Early America. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. This is a pay-what-you-will event. Additional Stories in the Barn are planned for November 3, 2019 and December 7, 2019. Reservations are not required for this event.…

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April 2019

The House That Hand Built

April 6 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
$10

Are you interested in learning how Edward Hand built Rock Ford, his gorgeous Georgian home, in 1792? Do you want to know how masonry, surveying, building and history inspire a day of fun? Then spend the day with us at Rock Ford on Saturday, April 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for The House That Hand Built. Wes Swanson, mason, teacher and historian, will share his knowledge of history, building and even give you an opportunity to “throw and…

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Children’s Event: It’s Tea Time

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

During Rock Ford’s children’s event “It’s Tea Time,” Kitty Hand welcomes guests to an afternoon tea at Rock Ford, featuring delightful desserts, tea tasting and etiquette fun such as the Language of the Fan. Guests are encouraged to wear fancy accessories such as gloves, hats and jewelry. After the tea in the barn, guests will be led on a short tour of the Rock Ford mansion to “find the hidden tea cups” in the mansion’s rooms. This event will be…

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June 2019

Children’s Event: Stories on the Porch

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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Children’s Event: Stories on the Porch

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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July 2019

Children’s Event: Stories on the Porch

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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Children’s Event: Stories on the Porch

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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Children’s Event: Stories on the Porch

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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Children’s Event: Stories on the Porch

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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Children’s Event: Stories on the Porch

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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