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Right now, Winterthur staff members are busy installing this year’s Yuletide display. (My contribution was wrapping garland around two light posts and “snowing” the court.)  The tour will open this Saturday and continue until January 6, 2013. Part of the work involved harvesting and transporting a tree from a farm near Rising Sun, Maryland. Our arborists, Kevin […]

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by Meredith Graves The famous “Christmas Show”, in all its glory, can be viewed in the conservatory this year. The du Pont family always had their Christmas tree in the conservatory and H.F. du Pont thoughtfully arranged the area around the tree with seating and a stunning display of plants. The Christmas Show arrangement allowed his […]

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Yuletide at Winterthur

Winterthur’s Yuletide season is a busy time on the estate. It is a time of year when the rooms in the house take center stage and the holiday traditions of the du Pont family and the Brandywine Valley are on display for our guests. Our educational staff arrange workshops, lectures, demonstrations, and concerts throughout December, […]

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How does that go? “The way dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly?”  That’s what it was like in the garden yesterday around noon.  The wind was whipping up dry leaves creating tan heaven-bound spirals. I hadn’t seen Chris’ recent entry, so didn’t search for that early snowdrop, but I did enjoy a short walk through […]

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