2016 Chinsegut Hill Retreat Events Calendar

More details for all events will be available on the website and on our Facebook page as events approach. Manor House Tours – $5/person* All tours will be given on the hour. Arrangements may be made for evening group tours of 5 or more adults. *Tours for members of Friends of Chinsegut Hill are free. Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm Saturday, 10am – 5pm Sunday, 12pm – 6pm Tour hours may change throughout the...

Women and the Vote: Movie and Talk at Chinsegut Hill Retreat on March 30, 2016

Local author Virginia Benson will present background information on the real women behind the movie, “Suffragette.” Chinsegut Hill Manager Natalie Kahler will discuss how the Robins women of Chinsegut assisted in the movement in both the US and England. Then we will watch the newly released film, “Suffragette.” Event is free, concessions will be available for sale with proceeds to benefit Friends of Chinsegut Hill,...

Tea and Talk at Chinsegut Hill Retreat: The Ederingtons in the Civil War, March 12, 2016

Local author Virginia Benson will share her research on the Civil War era, with emphasis on life on Chinsegut Hill (then called Mount Airy) during the period. We will serve High Tea as well. You are welcome (but not required) to dress in period dress from any time Chinsegut Hill was open as a private residence (1850-1950). Reservations are required. Seating is extremely limited. Call 352.799.5400 for...

Robins Women and the Vote, Lunch and Learn at Chinsegut Hill Retreat on March 2, 2016

Elizabeth and Margaret Robins of Chinsegut Hill were deeply involved in helping women get the right to vote – both in England and in the US. Join us anytime between 10:30-1:30, on March 2, to learn about these remarkable women and to enjoy a lunch with your choices of soup, salad, and quiche. Donation of $10 to the Friends of Chinsegut Hill, Inc is...

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