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June 2019

Gail MacDonald – Morton F. Plant & Philanthropy in the Gilded Age

June 3 @ 7:00 pm

Programs are at 7 pm at Eolia Mansion, Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford, CT

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CT Historic Garden Day

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Eolia Mansion, 275 Great Neck Road
Waterford, CT 06385 United States

Come and enjoy tours of the Gardens designed by America’s first female landscape architect, Beatrix Farrand and the History of the Harkness estate, EOLIA, presented free of charge from 11am to 3pm by Park staff and Friends of Harkness volunteers at Harkness Memorial State Park on Great Neck Road in Waterford, CT. Also, tours of the Harkness Mansion will be available from 10am to 2pm for a suggested donation. After your garden and mansion tours, please visit our Gift Shop,…

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Board Meeting

June 24 @ 6:30 pm
Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Rd,
Waterford, CT 06385 United States
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July 2019

Membership Picnic

July 15 @ 5:30 pm
Eolia Mansion, 275 Great Neck Road
Waterford, CT 06385 United States
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Board Meeting

July 29 @ 6:30 pm

Waterford Library. All BOD Meetings will be held in the lower level Conference Room at Waterford Public Library

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August 2019

Paul Wentworth Engle: Harkness House, Fifth Avenue, New York

August 12 @ 7:00 pm

Harkness Legacies:  The Harkness Houses, History and Philanthropy The speaker will be Paul Wentworth Engel, Curator and Director of the Harkness House NYC. $5 donation Refreshments to follow Programs are at 7 pm at Eolia Mansion, Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford, CT

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Friends of Harkness Board Meeting

August 26 @ 6:30 pm
Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Rd,
Waterford, CT 06385 United States
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September 2019

Barbara Nagy – Mary Stillman Harkness

September 9 @ 7:00 pm

Mary Stillman Harkness: A presentation on the philanthropist by historian Barbara Nagy The Friends of Harkness State Park will present an evening program about philanthropist and humanitarian, Mary Stillman Harkness, with local historian, Barbara Nagy, on September 9 starting at 7 pm. The program will be held at Eolia, the early 20th-century summer home of Mary and Edward Harkness, on the grounds of Harkness Memorial State Park.The program is free to members of Friends of Harkness. A donation of $5…

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Friends of Harkness Board Meeting

September 30 @ 6:30 pm
Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Rd,
Waterford, CT 06385 United States
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October 2019

Tanya Porht: Mary and Edward Harkness: Art Collectors

October 14 @ 7:00 pm

Edward and Mary Harkness: Art Collectors  This presentation will be by Tanya Porht, Curator of American Art at the Lyman Allyn Museum  $5 donation Refreshments to follow Programs are at 7 pm at Eolia Mansion, Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford, CT

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