Sunday, February 18, 2024
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm



 

Three Lectures on The History of the Haywards’ House and Garden will be held in support of and presented at the Congregational Church in Westminster West, VT. The first of these lectures will be held on February 18th at 6:30. The Congregational Church is located at 44 Church Street in
Westminster West.

This first lecture will focus on THE OLD BUXTON PLACE IN WESTMINSTER WEST, ITS RESTORATION, AND BEGINNINGS OF A NEW GARDEN –
Gordon and Mary Hayward will discuss the history of the structure, since 1983, their house, originally built by the Ranney family ca. 1790 within the context of the early history of Westminster West Village. First, Westminster Historian Jessie Haas will start the evening talking about the life and the buildings in the village of Westminster West around 1790.

The other two discussions will be featured on:
February 25: The Haywards’ personal histories and inspirations they brought to the property in 1983.
March 3: The Haywards’ four-season garden.