We'd be delighted to have you join us for an upcoming event. It's a great way to meet people and get a feel for life at Stonegates.
Join us on Thursday, March 29th in the Terrace room as we welcome Jill Abbott. Jill is the Senior Events Planner for Winterthur Mueseum and Gardens. Jill will be sharing with us the ins and outs on how she runs a local, "HORSE and PONY Show" that we all know as the Point to Point which is scheduled rain or shine the first Sunday in May. weekend in May.
Join us in the Terrace Room on Thursday, April 26 as we welcome our guest speaker, Alison Hoagland. Her engaging study of this archetypal American building form combines in-depth research and fieldwork with vivid anecdotes. Especially valuable is her fresh and multifaceted interpretation of the building type as an icon evokes pioneer virtues, humbly born presidents, and childhood memories of Lincoln logs and little houses on the prairie. Alison assures us that we will never take the log cabin for granted again.
Alison K. Hoagland, Professor Emerita in Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University and author of Mine Towns: Buildings for Workers in Michigan’s Copper Country and Buildings of Alaska.
On Thursday, February, 22 nd our guest speaker will be Ann Baker Horsey. Curator of Collections with the Delaware State Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs. Ann's lecture will cover the history of the "USS Delaware - an American Battleship." 1909-1924. In addition, Ann will discuss the silver service that was was designed by Howard Pyle and presented to the ship
On Thursday, January 18, John Morris of Channel 6 in Philadelphia will be the featured speaker at Stonegates giving us an in-depth look at aspects of electronic communication, of which television is a part. John is Vice-president of Multiplatform Programming for the Philadelphia ABC company. His job is to make the company relevant to people of all ages.
Ralph Begleiter (former CNN World Affairs Correspondent and Director of the University of Delaware's Center for Politcal Communication) will join us for a discussion about how the social media and Internet communication revolutions have overturned a century of mainstream information media economics, ethics and standards.
Thursday, May 18th our guest speaker will be Dr. Robert R. Jordan. Delaware State Geologist and Director Emeritus and Professor Emeritus, University of Delaware. The lecture is titled: Mason, Dixon and the Quest for Oil
From coral reefs to deserts, The Nature Conservancy works to protect the lands and waters that plants and animals need to survive—for us and for future generations. Come join State Director, Richie Jones as he shares with us how the Natrure Conservancy protects nature to preserve life. Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is the world's leading conservation organization.
Join Jeff Downing of the Mt. Cuba Center as he shares with us the Copeland's legacy and vision.
Lammot and Pamela Copeland were visionaries. They loved wildflowers and native plants and they developed an exquisite garden in the rolling hills around their home in Hockessin, DE. But the Copelands recognized early on that the fate of the native plants that
Join us as we welcome the Executive Director of the Delaware Theater Company , Bud Martin . Bud will share with us just what it takes to produce a play and the struggles it takes to land a play on Broadway. In 2012, Bud assumed the role of Executive and Artistic Director at Delaware Theatre Company. Prior to this post, his career has spanned
James C. Thompson (author of Painting America’s Portrait: How Illustrators Created America) gave a talk aobut Illustrators during World War I. Called to serve, they used their unique skills to help their Uncle Sam win that terrible war. His book will be released on April 6, 2017 (the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the war).
The annual Trolley Tour is a great way to get a glimpse of a variety of cottages and apartments. The tour provides an opportunity to meet current residents and staff and join us for cocktails and refreshments to follow up on any questions.
Halsey Spruance, Executive Director of the Delaware Museum of Natural History joined us to share his vision and plans for the musuem.
The Delaware Museum of Natural History is located one mile from Stonegates. It opened to the public in 1972, welcomes more that 65,000 visitors each year, and is the only natural history museum in the state.
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