On-Site Programs

Tours of Parks-Bentley Place

​Available Saturdays from opening weekend through early October, tours of the house and grounds can include any or all of the exhibit areas including:

  • the main house (with areas dating from between the 1760s and 1840s), plus a summer kitchen

  • A Simpler Time – an early technology exhibit featuring antique and vintage tools and machinery

  • the One-Room School House

  • the Underground Railroad hiding place, and

  • the loft


Tours of specific areas of the property provide an in-depth history and are available upon request.

Parks-Bentley Place WILL be open this summer  with COVID-safe requirements in place. Please bring a mask and social distance as appropriate.

Underground Railroad Escape

​​Step back in time and plan an escape from slavery with the help of friends on the Underground Railroad.

Summer Fun for Kids


Parks-Bentley Place has once again put our summer programs for kids on hold for 2021. We hope to reinstitute these offerings next year..