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Give Local 2017

The Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden in Woodbury is participating in the 36 hour online community giving event organized by the Connecticut Community Foundation on April 25-26. Every dollar donated from 7 am on April 25 to 7 pm on April 26 will be enhanced with funds provided by Connecticut Community Foundation and generous sponsors. Donors may visit to participate.

*New this year: Donors may schedule their gift prior to the event between 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 22 to 6:59 a.m. Tuesday, April 25. The event will go live at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 25.

The Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden is one of Woodbury’s most important historic sites and operates as a private 501C3 nonprofit educational and cultural institution and promotes historic preservation, history and gardening. Its purpose is to maintain and preserve the house and garden by providing educational programs, workshops, events and tours for children and adults. Last year more than 5,000 visitors from all over the world enjoyed the house and garden for tours, children’s after school and day long summer programs, adult workshops and volunteer programs, open house days, and family events. The museum is full of wonderful surprises and has a fascinating story to tell that is heightened by its architecture, furnishings and garden.

Community support is vital in keeping The Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden thriving. Donations received through GIVE LOCAL will help to support historic preservation, and share more 350 years of history and culture. The Museum is located at 49 Hollow Road in Woodbury and is open for regular tours Wednesday through Sunday from 1-4PM beginning May 3rd. The garden is open for self-guided tours during daylight hours. Special group tours and special programs for children and adults take place throughout the year. The Museum’s major fundraiser An Evening of Festive Dinners with Friends will take place on May 20th.

For more information about GIVE LOCAL or programs and events at the Museum call 203-263-2855 or visit our website at

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