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‘Whimsical Wilson Creek Christmas’ to be held Dec. 9

The Ware River Circle of The King’s Daughters and Sons will hold its 25th Christmas Open House for Tuesday, Dec. 9. The event marks the circle’s $111,000 total giving since 1984 to the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters.

This year’s theme, “A Whimsical Wilson Creek Christmas,” is set at Wilson Creek Farm. The 1870s cypress-sided house sits on a 150-acre estate which includes of a 10-acre home site having sweeping lawns, waterfront views and ample space for a pool, pool house and boat house.

Wilson Creek Farm’s history dates to an original land grant to the Throckmortons and a pre-Revolutionary home in Gloucester. Located at the fork of Wilson Creek, a tributary of Ware River, the current residence was built by a Northern industrialist over a foundation dating from the 18th century. An original 1800s locomotive bell from the Pennsylvania Railroad is still in use to summon children to meals.

While maintaining the historical inte...

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