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The Colors of Woodville – Behind the Scenes Tour of Woodville

August 5, 2012 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Step back in time at Woodville Plantation when this museum presents a special event.  On Sunday, August 5, 2012, join the architectural historians and preservation experts of Woodville Plantation for a unique behind the scenes tour of Woodville, focusing on the unique and vivid paint history of this 237 year old house. Topics discussed will include using paint to date parts of the house and restoring using historically accurate paint colors. There will also be a tour of the second floor, which features several original painted surfaces and of Woodville’s newly restored dining room.
Colors of Woodville Tours will be conducted at Noon and at 2 pm. Admission for this special tour is $10 per person. Reservations are not required. Regular house tours will be conducted throughout the day as well, with the standard admission prices applying.

Woodville Plantation , the home of John and Presley Neville, is Western Pennsylvania’s link to the late 18th century. Built in 1775, this living history museum interprets life during the period of 1780-1820, the Era of the New Republic. Guided tours of the house are available every Sunday from 1 to 4 pm.

Just 7 miles and 15 minutes south of Pittsburgh, Woodville is conveniently located 1/4 mile north of Interstate I-79 Exit 55 (Kirwin Heights Exit) on Route 50, near the intersection of Thoms Run Road in Collier Township. For further directions or for more information, please visit Woodville’s website at or call 412-221-0348.

Contact Rob Windhorst to RSVP at or 412-221-0348.


August 5, 2012
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

100 West Station Square Drive, Suite 450

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-471-5808  |  Fax: 412-471-1633