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HISTORIC MORVEN PARK                       703-777-2414
www.morvenpark.org
17195 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg, VA  20178-7433   

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Purchased in 1903 by Westmoreland Davis, Governor of Virginia from 1918-1922, Morven Park encompasses over 1,000 acres of gardens, event fields, woodlands, equestrian facilities, historic buildings, and a unique history and historical collections. Experience all that this remarkable place has to offer including the restored Governor’s home, the Museum of Hounds & Hunting, the Windmill Carriage Collection, and the Equestrian Center. Morven Park is also home to many other events including Weddings, Corporate Parties, Equestrian Competitions,Dog Agility Trials, the Potomac Celtic Festival and the Middleburg Classic Hunter Show.

PARKING:  2 wheelchair accessible parking spaces.

TYPES OF PATHS:  900 ft. gravel path with steep grades requiring assistance for persons in wheelchairs.  Goes from parking to mansion.

ENTRANCE:  Guests in wheelchairs admitted through a back door; however, this entrance is only 27 in. wide.  Only the 1st floor is wheelchair accessible.  4 exterior steps, each 8 in. in height.  Entry doors, 27 in. wide, open in with swivel antique handle located 24 in. above floor.  1 in. step in the great hall.  2 interior stairways with handrails.  

PUBLIC REST ROOMS:  Located in carriage house.  Doors are 29 in. wide, and open in.  Turns to enter.  Accessible stalls have 33 in. doors opening out, and handrails.  19 in. toilet seat height, 15 in. between commode  and wall.  Sink height 38 in.  Pipes wrapped.  Accessible stall checked regularly for obstructions.  1 accessible bathroom at main parking area with ramp, but has small incline to access ramp.

SPECIAL SERVICES:  Documents in large print on non-glossy surface.

Morven Park is the home of the Loudoun Therapeutic Riding providing equine-assisted activities and therapies for persons having cognitive, physical and psychological disabilities. Link to information about Loudoun Therapeutic Riding.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Admission fee.  Special rates  available.  Picnic facilities.  Accessible, but please call ahead for special arrangements.  Open Tu-Sun, Apr-Oct, weekends in Nov-Dec Christmas Tours.  Th-Mon 1-4.  Tours on the hours.

 

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