What's Happening


After two years of uncertainty, Parks-Bentley Place is opening for the 2022 season on Saturday, May 21.

Come visit and learn about the history of the area or simply enjoy the step back into the former years of this great property.

Schools and other groups wishing to schedule a private tour of the      house may make an appointment via email at
Tours of Parks-Bentley Place every Saturday 1-4 pm
We'd love to have you join us.

June Events

June 11 - Plant sale, Flag Day celebration and Washington County                              Band Concert 

Join us for our Spring Plant Sale on Saturday June 11 from 8 am until noon. Choose from annuals and perennials at great prices.

Later in the day, we celebrate Flag Day with a special ceremony, followed by the first Washington County Band concert of the season.

Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy great music on our beautiful grounds.

DAR donates Parks-Bentley Place
look-alike, Little Free Library 
Parks-Bentley in the News



There is a new building on the Parks-Bentley property, but this one is only two feet tall.  The mini-Parks-Bentley house is a Little Free Library.  The back of the box has doors and is separated into two book sections – the one on the left for children and the other for adults and is registered as part of the nationwide Little Free Library network.

July Events

July 23 - History Mystery - All Around the House

During our hours this Saturday - 1-4 pm - tour the Parks-Bentley house and see if you can identify the use for objects that were popular long ago but are seldom used now. 

August Events

August 20- History Programs on Display

From 1-4 pm, stop by Parks-Bentley and learn more about the outreach programs that our volunteers take to schools, clubs, nursing homes, and other offsite locations.  
July 9 - Underground Railroad - Family Escape Program

Starting at 1 pm, Parks-Bentley volunteers will take visitors for a recreation of what escaping slaves might encounter on the Underground Railroad.