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April 2015 Fiel trip

April 21st : Hartwood Acres Park

Hartwood Acres Park is a 629-acre (255 ha) county park in Allegheny County.
Established in 1969, its special feature is one of the largest and most spectacular country estates in the region. Hartwood consists of a stately Tudor mansion, public gardens, a cottage, a stable complex, and a gate lodge.

Location: Hartwood Acres is located 10 miles northeast of downtown Pittsburgh straddling the border of Hampton and Indiana townships.

Meeting time and place: 9:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church or 10 a.m. at Hartwood Acres (reception area)

 

Cost:  The grounds at Hartwood Acres are free and open to the public.
For mansion tours, admission is $6.00 for adults, $4.00 for junior (13-17) and senior citizen (60+), $2.00 for youth (6-12) and $1.00 for children (0-5).

We will carpool, so there will be some additional cost for gas, which will be determined and announced soon.

Lunch: Hartwood Restaurant at 3400 Harts Run
 
http://wordpress.hartwoodrestaurant.com/?page_id=35

Wear comfortable shoes to enjoy the tour and the park.
 
Bhawna and Jane are the field trip coordinators.  Please sign up during one meeting.