[Posted on Apr 26, 2017 | 404 views]
Guests Shelley Craft of Topping and Cammy Carleton of Mathews check in with head hostess Annie Rex and hostesses Carol Boyd and Marianne Bowles, from left, before they tour Green Mansion during Saturday’s Historic Garden Week local tour. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Exchange homeowner Marilyn Muron and her daughter Catherine Asher of Richmond, catch a break from greeting guests at the home Saturday morning, and sit on one of the benches on the grounds of the historic property. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Jill Russell of Yorktown, Sue Trull of Poquoson and Gwen Robbins of Bena, from left, visited Exchange, the Gloucester home of Dr. and Mrs. David Muron, during Saturday’s local Historic Garden Week tour. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Green Mansion hostesses Nancy Moffitt, left, and Beth Johnson stand in front of “Ladybug Cottage,” which is adjacent to the main home and has two guest rooms and a bath. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Kay Warfel of Illinois, left, and Jen Kimball of Gloucester, center, chat with Amelita Thomas, one of the hostesses at Exchange during Saturday’s local Historic Garden Week tour. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Meryl Clarke of Mathews, Linda Killmeier of Middlesex and Jan Delf of Hallieford, from left, tour the vegetable and herb gardens at Exchange during Saturday’s tour. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Several people play croquet on the back lawn of Green Mansion at North. The Middle Peninsula Croquet Club regularly uses this spot for its games. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Head hostesses Anne Marshall, left, and Darlene Talbott, center, are shown with homeowner Susan McCreary inside Green Mansion’s foyer during Saturday’s local Historic Garden Week tour. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Ted Bartley, Will Grant and Lee Brown, from left, helped park visitors at Green Mansion Saturday during the local Historic Garden Week tour. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
 

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Godspeed open to public this weekend

Photo: Dick Turner, kneeling, and Doug Lindeman, standing, talk to students about some of the diversions enjoyed by sailors aboard the Godspeed in 1607, including playing cards. Photos by Charlie Koenig
The public is invited to Williams Wharf tomorrow and Sunday to tour the Godspeed.

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Putt announces for HOD; Budget approved

Board also hears plans for Vintage Automotive Festival and Tour de Chesapeake

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Area residents encouraged to Shop Local on Saturday

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Businesses in two counties partnering for event

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Mathews homes featured on this year’s Garden Week tour

Saturday tour is sponsored by the Garden Club of Gloucester

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