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Conservation Celebration with Fireworks

September 21, 2019 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Location: James Madison's Montpelier, 11350 Constitution Highway , Montpelier Station, Virginia

In partnership with Piedmont Environmental Council, James Madison's Montpelier and the National Trust for Historic Preservation have placed an additional 1,024 acres of historic land under permanent conservation easement, bringing the total land under protection to 1,939 acres - more than two-thirds of the 2,650-acre property! Join us in celebrating this remarkable achievement that will protect agricultural resources, forest resources, scenic open spaces, historic landscapes and views, and wildlife habitat at Montpelier.

This free, fun event begins at 6 PM and is perfect for the whole family - bring your walking shoes, a picnic, blankets, and chairs!

No outside alcohol permitted.
No pets permitted.


The evening's events:

Twilight trail hike in the Landmark Forest led by Allyson Whalley, Montpelier's Curator of Horticulture
6 PM

Food from BBQ Exchange, wine from Barboursville Vineyards, and Virginia craft beers will be available onsite for purchase
6 PM-9 PM

Receive a 10% discount off your purchase at the Museum Shop (25% for Montpelier members!)
6 PM-9-PM

Fireworks - enjoy a spectacular view of the Blue Ridge Mountains from James Madison's front lawn
8 PM

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