Heritage Rose Foundation 2017 Conference - Returning to Our Roots and Planning for the Future
Returning to Our Roots, and Planning for the Future
HRF Annual Conference 2017
Heritage Rose Foundation looks forward to hosting members in Fredericksburg, Virginia, May 18-20, 2017. Itinerary is as follows:
PRE-CONFERENCE TOUR Thursday, May 18. registration $85
8:00 am: Bus trip to Charlottesville to visit Tufton Farm (home of the Center for Historic Plants and the Leonie Bell Noisette Garden) and to tour Monticello (home of President Thomas Jefferson). Lunch is included.
HRF CONFERENCE Friday & Saturday, May 19 & 20. registration $210
Friday 9:00 am - 5 pm: A day of programs and speakers, with continental breakfast and buffet lunch, at historic Belmont, an 18th Century estate outside of Fredericksburg in Falmouth, Virginia, once owned by American Impressionist artist Gari Melchers. Tour of the mansion and garden is included.
Saturday, May 20. 8:00 am: Bus trip to tour Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond to learn about the history of this 19th Century garden cemetery and the roses that are there. Conference will wrap up on Saturday evening, with a banquet dinner under the tent in the garden at Hartwood Roses, with auctions and roses for sale.
Registration is limited to 140 on a first-come, first-served basis.
HRF has reserved blocks of rooms at two local hotels.
Courtyard by Marriott Fredericksburg Historic District
620 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
$179 per night. Valet or garage parking is additional.
Call the hotel (540-373-8300) and mention Heritage Rose Foundation.
Fredericksburg Hospitality House & Conference Center
2801 Plank Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
$92 per night, breakfast included, free parking.
Call the hotel (540-786-8321) and mention Heritage Rose Foundation.
A live link can be found on heritagerosefoundation.org
Gari Melchers Home - Belmont (View)
224 Washington St
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
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