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The Other Half: Providing for Clarke County’s Poor

September 25 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

$7.00 - $20.00
September 25 at 2 PM
Presented in partnership with the Clarke County Historical Association

In the modern era, social welfare is a pretty sensitive topic, but the concept has existed for millennia. How else were people supposed to survive if they had no other means or just needed a little help? Join Archivist Melanie Garvey as she delves into Clarke County’s system of poverty relief from the county’s inception in 1836 to the end of the County Farm in 1941.


Doors open at 1:30 PM and presentation starts at 2:00 PM.

Ticket Prices & Info:

General Admission- $20

Member Tickets (for Barns of Rose Hill or CCHA members)- $15

Link to Livestream- $7

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the Barns of Rose Hill Box Office at (540) 955-2004 (Noon to 3:00 – Tuesday through Saturday). If you call when our Box Office is closed, please leave a message and we’ll return your call within 24 business hours.


Where are you located?

We are located in downtown Berryville, Virginia between the Rose Hill Park and the Berryville-Clarke County Government Center / Clarke County Library. View Map & Directions »

Where do I park & is it free?

Free parking is available next door at the Berryville-Clarke County Government Center / Clarke County Library / Barns of Rose Hill parking lot. View Map & Directions For Details »

Do I need to print out a copy of my tickets?

Help us save trees! If you purchase your tickets via Eventbrite, then there’s no need to print out paper tickets when you attend the event. Just bring a valid ID and we’ll check you in at the door via our Eventbrite attendee list.


September 25
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$7.00 - $20.00
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Barns of Rose Hill
95 Chalmers Ct
Berryville, VA 22611 United States


Barns of Rose Hill
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