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Lake Forest Preservation Foundation Hosts Garden Folly Wine Stroll

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Please join the Lake Forest
Preservation Foundation for a true summer delight when the organization hosts
its Friday, August 24th wine
stroll from 5:30-7:30pm .
  The
location of this event is so fitting for a summer evening because it is a
“garden folly” or summerhouse located in Lake Forest.  This garden retreat, designed by architects
Liederbach and Graham, is an accurate replica of the 18th century
Derby summerhouse in Danvers, Massachusetts, built in 1793.  The only other replica is Berkeley Villa in Newport, Rhode Island,
the 1910 summer home of Derby’s great, great granddaughter. The Lake Forest Garden
Folly was the recipient of one of the 2012 Preservation Foundation awards,
demonstrating a commitment to excellence in the preservation of Lake Forest’s
architectural heritage. 

 Completed in 2011, the Lake Forest Garden Folly
overlooks the garden pool. Art Miller, local historian and Lake Forest
Preservation Foundation board member, says that the structure is “ a beautiful
re-creation of the classic garden pavilion, worthy of comparison with the best
on its scale in England or France.”  He
adds, “This folly is a terrific addition to the community and shows the
relevance today of classic design.”

  • The Preservation Foundation
    invites you to a unique opportunity to see this stunning structure up close.  This event also presents a special offer
    allowing new members to purchase membership into the Lake Forest Preservation
    Foundation at a special rate. This membership will be valid through December 31, 2012.  Pricing for the August 24th wine stroll is as follows:
  •  $20 per member 
  •  $30, non- member
  •  $45, new member;  includes admission for two persons to the Folly event.
  • $85 per new member couple;  includes admission for two persons to the Folly event.         

 Enjoy
these benefits of your new LFPF Membership now
through December 31, 2012
:
Personal
invitation to the Classic Lake
Road Estates Tour
on Sunday,
September 30, 2012


  • Entry
    into Oct/Nov Architectural Lecture (Date TBD)

  • Invitation to the Annual Holiday Party at a Historic Home—December 2

To register for the Garden
Folly Wine Stroll, go the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation website at www.LFPF.org and register through Pay Pal, or
call the office at 847-234-1230.  You can
also email the office at info@LFPF.org.


Save the Date-- September 30—Classic Lake Road Estates Tour.
Watch for upcoming information on the Lake Forest Preservation website:  www.LFPF.org



 

 

 

 

 

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