Tag Archives | Social event

Come to the Jenna Bash Festival!

Come to the Jenna Bash Festival! Gracefield Hall Bed & Breakfast will have a booth at the Jenna Bash Festival at Rockahock Campground on Saturday, August 5th, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Stop by, say hello, and get information on our B&B. The Jenna Bash Festival is a fund-raiser for Proclaiming Grace Outreach and the New Kent […]

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“Group Activities” package

Check out our “Group Activities” package! Looking for a place for a quilting bee, scrapbooking session, knitting class, craft activity, “girls night out,” or other group activity? Gracefield Hall is the perfect place for any group activity! We can accommodate up to 20 people between our Parlor and Dining Room and also have four guest […]

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5-star review

Here is another 5-star review posted on TripAdvisor by guests who stayed with us recently: We stayed overnight for a nearby wedding. Larry and Patricia had everything ready when we arrived. They were so cordial that we felt awkward running out to the wedding. To top it off, we had a family emergency and needed […]

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Table Utensils

Table utensils can come in a bewildering array. A picture of a table setting at a B&B was posted on a B&B owners group Facebook page, showing numerous utensils. That brought out a discussion about the need for that many utensils and the usages. My contribution was: until the early 18th century it would have been […]

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Wedding Planner

Are you a wedding planner organizing and coordinating weddings at any of the wedding venues in New Kent County? We had a wedding planner stay with us 2 nights while setting up and coordinating a Saturday wedding at one of the local wedding venues. If you are a wedding planner, why spend your time on […]

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Apple Blossom Plantation

Apple Blossom Plantation, Peggy Smith Snead, posted the following 5-star review on Google: “I had wedding guests staying at my bed and breakfast, Apple Blossom Plantation, this past weekend. We did not have enough room, so I recommended this lovely Inn to the family and friends of my bridal couple. They had a fabulous experience! […]

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Glowing review

Glowing review for Gracefield Hall received from Andrew and Bethany about their stay here on April 1st and 2nd: Andrew and I just wanted to thank you so much for our stay last weekend. While we were there for a wedding we both really needed to escape from the craziness of life. Gracefield Hall was […]

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Colonial House Kitchen Fireplace

Colonial House – Part 21

Colonial House The kitchen has visible in the ceiling the exposed floor boards for the second floor, supported by exposed beams. Kitchens were typically left unfinished with whitewashed walls and ceiling. A large cooking fireplace at the far end of the kitchen provided a place to prepare meals and boil water for washing clothes. Kitchen […]

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Colonial House Chamber

Colonial House – Part 20

Colonial House The bedchamber at the rear of the second floor, the Green Guest Room, is the largest of the three guest rooms. There is no crown moulding in this room; just a chair rail. The woodwork is painted a bright green to enliven the room in the afternoon when the room gets minimal light. […]

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Colonial House Maps

Colonial House – Part 19

Colonial House The second floor passage provides access to three additional bedchambers, including ours. This area would have served as work space. An easy chair in the front of the passage provides a place to sit and relax or read. The two-piece crown moulding in the second floor passage is the simplest of all the […]

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