Fallingwater Offers Free Admission to Fayette County Residents Nov. 18 and 20

Tue, Nov 15th 2016, 08:01. Filed under News Releases.

Mill Run, Pa. – Nov. 15 – Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterwork located in the scenic Laurel Highlands, will offer free admission to Fayette County residents during its biannual Fayette County Appreciation Days on Friday, Nov. 18, and Sunday, Nov. 20.

Last November, more than 650 Fayette County residents visited Fallingwater during Fayette County Appreciation Days. In addition to touring the house, visitors are invited to explore the latest exhibition in the Speyer Gallery called “Before and After Fallingwater: Benno Janssen’s and Richard Neutra’s Houses for the Kaufmanns.” Free educational activities will also be offered throughout the day in the Hillman Education Pavilion, located behind the gallery.

Advance reservations for tours are essential to guarantee admittance. Tours are available from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Residents are encouraged to call 724-329-8501 for information and reservations.

Fayette County residents had an important role in Fallingwater’s history and remain actively involved in its ongoing preservation, interpretation and stewardship. Residents of the county helped to build the iconic home and numerous area residents now serve as staff or volunteers at the world-renowned house museum.

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About the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy:
The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) protects and restores exceptional places. A private nonprofit conservation organization founded in 1932, WPC has helped to establish ten state parks, conserved more than a quarter million acres of natural lands and protected or restored more than 3,000 miles of rivers and streams. The Conservancy owns and operates Fallingwater, which symbolizes people living in harmony with nature. In addition, WPC enriches our region’s cities and towns through 130 community gardens and other green spaces that are planted with the help of about 12,000 volunteers. The work of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is accomplished through the support of more than 10,000 members. For more information, visit WaterLandLife.org.

Media Contact:
Kristen Blevins
Communications Specialist
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
412-586-2328
kblevins@paconserve.org