Tour: Boal Mansion and Columbus Chapel
Sunday, October 13, 2019
Time 12:00pm - 1:30pm
163A Boal Estate Drive,
Boalsburg, PA 16827
Free, just RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Boal Estate has been the Boal family home for over 200 years, and tells the storyof America as seen through eight generations of one family. The Mansion has the original furnishings, artwork and artifacts belonging to family members.
The fourth genreation, Colonel Theodore Davis Boal, called Terry, went to Europe in the 1890's and married Mathilde, a descendent of Christopher Columbus, who inherited the ColumbusChapel and brought it to Boalsburg in 1909.
The tour consists of:
- the Boal Mansion, home of eight generations of the Boal family for over 200 years with the original furnishings.
- the Columbus Chapel, a centuries-old chapel of the Columbus family imported from Spain in 1909 containing fine European art and two pieces of the True Cross of Jesus.
- Feel free to walk about the grounds with include an active barn theater company.