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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Stan Hywet - One of America's Castles!!!

Please join us for a tour of one of America's Castles!!!  I LOVE, Love, love this place :)  Stan Hywet is located on 70 acres and is:

* Listed as one of the largest homes in America 
* Listed as a botanical garden
* National Historic Landmark

Youth Manor House Tour Duration: Approximately 1 Hour.  Includes guided Manor House tour, self-guided Gate Lodge, Corbin Conservatory & Gardens.

Learn about one of the co-founders of Goodyear Tires!  Stan Hywet features original furnishings from the family.

April Blooming Flowers on the Estate:

-Spring Bulbs: Tulips, Daffodils, Hyacinths,
-Star Magnolia
-Depending on our spring the apples, pears, and kwanzan cherries may be in bloom. That can be anywhere from late april to early may

earlybloom.jpg* Mid April through early May is the best time to see our spring ephemeral wild flowers in the dell. These include:
 -Virginia bluebells
 -Trout lilies
 -Spring Beauties
 -Dutchman’s breeches
 - And many more...(mostly small flowers/ones that bloom for only 24 hrs)

DATE:  Friday, April 26, 2013

TOUR TIME:  10:30AM (please plan to arrive 15 minutes early for payment and to be divided into smaller groups).

ADDRESS:  714 N. Portage Path, Akron, OH  44303

PAYMENT:  Youth Manor House Tour (Guided Manor tour)
$5/student; Homeschool Moms (teachers) are free;    Stan Hywet requires one payment (I will be making payment in cash), so please come prepared with correct change at 10:10AM

RSVP by April 12, 2013 to Kim at

Recommended time to enjoy the mansion and grounds 2 1/2 hours.  Please feel free to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the grounds, or food is available at Molly's Cafe'.

Please review the Museum Guidelines:

"Now therefore may it please you to bless the house of your servant, so that it may continue forever before you. For you, O Lord God, have spoken, and with your blessing shall the house of your servant be blessed forever.”  2 Samuel 7:29

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