Pearly Mussel and the Streamettes, Earth Day Celebration 2014

Earth Day 2014: Wrap-Up & Resources

Did you attend the Earth Day celebration at the Fields-Penn House?  It was a great success!  The 2014 celebration had fun activities for every age!  If you didn’t get to visit every booth, we have links to several resources handed out during the event.  The Washington County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is coming up…

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2014 Quilt Block Party Wraps Up!

Staff at the Fields-Penn House were excited to participate in the 2014 Abingdon Quilt Block Party!  The Fields-Penn House hosted over thirty quilts.  Quilt patterns featured included nine-patch quilts, Jacob’s Ladder, Trip Around the World, and Wedding Ring quilts.  We were also honored to display several “barn quilt squares” from the Southwest Virginia 4-H Center.…

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Quilt Block Party: Appearance on Daytime TriCities

On Thursday, April 3, our docent, Amy Looney, traveled to Johnson City, Tennessee to appear on Daytime TriCities.  Looney spoke with host Amy Lynn about the upcoming Abingdon Quilt Block Party.  The quilt featured in the story belongs to Amy, a quilt made by her aunts–June Deel, Mary Yates, and Sue Yates–when Amy was a little…

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Fields-Penn House Special Events

The Fields-Penn House hosts several special events throughout the year, including the upcoming Abingdon Quilt Block Party (April 8-13) and the Earth Day Celebration on April 26, 2014.  Did you know we have an Events page?  On our Events page, you can read short descriptions of upcoming events.  We also have individual pages for each event.…

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How do I book a group tour?

  A frequently asked question at the Fields-Penn House is “How do I book a group tour?”  In the past, one could only book a group tour either by calling the Fields-Penn House or the Abingdon Convention and Visitors Bureau.  Now, you can reserve your tour directly with Fields-Penn staff! Here are three great options…