Volunteer Tour Guides Needed for Endview Plantation

Endview Plantation is now accepting applications for weekend volunteers. Volunteer duties include giving guided tours of the historic house museum as well as assisting with special events throughout the year. The time commitment is flexible, preference will be given to individuals who can work at least two four- hour shifts a month or one weekend day a month (up to seven hours on Saturday or five hours on Sunday afternoon). Training will be provided. Volunteers must be able to learn historic facts and convey the information to diverse audiences.

Built in 1769, Endview Plantation was occupied by both Confederate and Union troops during the Civil War and served as the home of Dr. Humphrey Harwood Curtis, a prominent physician in what was then Warwick County. The guided tour covers the history of the Harwood and Curtis families, Civil War history, and an overview of the daily lifestyles of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth century inhabitants of the site. Endview is conveniently located fifteen minutes from Colonial Williamsburg and ten minutes from Yorktown.

For more information please contact Laura Willoughby, Historic Site Coordinator at (757) 888-3371 ext. 304 or by email lwilloughby@nnva.gov. A volunteer application may also be found at http://www.endview.org/volunteer.php.

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