Morven Park Announces The 246 Years Project, a social justice initiative dedicated to honoring the millions of enslaved men, women and children whose names and life stories have been forgotten or, in some cases, withheld from the national narrative.
A new project coordinated by historic Morven Park in Leesburg and the Loudoun County Circuit Court Clerk’s office will soon provide public access to documents for families and historians researching men, women and children who were enslaved in Loudoun County.
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What is the Ambassadors’ Cup?
We are excited to add the Ambassadors’ Cup Invitational Polo Match, presented by Celebrity Cruises, to the Morven Park polo calendar in 2022.
What does springtime 2022 mean to you? At Morven Park, it is always thrilling to see those first buds and blossoms that symbolize the end of another cold, dark winter. The advent of springtime also means that the Easter holiday is quickly approaching! Many of you likely have fond memories of fancy outfits and hats for Easter, family gatherings, the Easter eggs and bunny, and lots of chocolate and pastel-colored candy. You may even have your own family Easter dinner traditions to look forward to every springtime!
The Davis Mansion Deep Clean is a two-month process during which the Morven Park preservation team takes the time to break down the exhibit spaces and clean in areas that are not easily accessible throughout the rest of the year. Furniture is shifted, rugs are rolled up, and ladders are brought in so the entire space can be cleaned from top to bottom. Morven Park’s collections manager, Anna Carneal, oversees this important endeavor from start to finish, so we asked her to answer some FAQs about her work while the mansion is closed to the public.
The new exhibit at Morven Park, entitled "Gallivanting Around the World: Trinkets and Souvenirs from the Morven Park Collection," is now open at the Thomas Balch Library in Leesburg. This new exhibit explores how the Davises' eclectic décor and furnishings reflected cultural attitudes of wealthy Americans during the last quarter of 19th century. Visitors will be able to see Asian antiques, art, furniture, textiles and more on display for all to enjoy!