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Hidden History: Looking Beyond the Landscape Class

Hidden History: Looking Beyond the Landscape
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

Friday, April 10, 2020
8:00 am–5:30 pm—CANCELLED

Fee: $159

Includes boxed lunch

Out of an abundance of concern for the well being of our guests and community, and in keeping with the CDC’s guidance to practice social distancing, we are cancelling all assembled group activities and events from March 13 through April 22, which includes all classes originally scheduled during that time. Ticket buyers will be contacted with information about receiving a refund.

Join Longwood Arborist Scott Wade and renowned local artist Adrian Martinez on a tour of the hidden history of our region and the role prior land use has in shaping the contemporary character of three historic locations. At Hopewell Furnace National Park, get a glimpse into the early iron plantations that helped build our country’s industrial prowess and hike through the adjacent landscape. Historic Yellow Springs, the second stop, has a rich history dating back over 300 years, from its development as one of the country’s first spas to its time as a film studio where more than 400 films including The Blob were made. Learn about its current use as a bustling artisan community. End your journey at Bondsville Mill Park, where remnants of the woolen mill that produced uniforms for Union soldiers during the Civil War and linings for Air Force jackets during WWII inform the landscape that is being transitioned into a community event space.

This is a rain-or-shine outdoor experience unless severe weather occurs. Dress for all types of weather and wear comfortable walking shoes.


Adrian Martinez & Scott Wade


Visitor Center Parking Lot

2020 Continuing Education Catalog