A small celebration was held on Sunday, August 6 to welcome back the newly conserved statue of Hiawatha.
SOS has planned three events for this spring—the restoration of the Hiawatha statue, a special tour of the Glen, and the history of the B&O Railroad that served Forest Glen. See Upcoming Events for details and to register for these events.
SOS will present an online program this Wednesday evening of live readings of letters written by a few students and excerpts from the diary of a student of National Park Seminary. Please see the Upcoming Events page for more details.
SOS has rescheduled its special tour of the historic Glen at National Park Seminary for Sunday, November 20. Reservations are required.
After years of planning for the restoration of Hiawatha, the historic Native American statue next to the Spanish mission house at Linden Lane and Woodstock, Save Our Seminary is thrilled to announce that on Thursday, October 27, the statue is being removed by special art movers and taken to the selected conservator’s shop. The oldContinue reading “Hiawatha’s Restoration Begins”
SOS is holding a special tour of the historic Glen at National Park Seminary on Sunday, November 13. Reservations are required.
A new addition to our website is a Google Map of the Glen that easily links to photos of almost all the features of the Glen—all from the convenience of your computer or iPhone. Now you can tour the Glen whenever you wish.
Check our schedule of monthly tours for this year and find a date that works for you to visit and learn the history of this enchanting place. Our special tour of the Glen portion of the National Park Seminary property in November 2021 was so successful that we are offering two special tours of theContinue reading “Tours for 2022”
The proposed widening of the Beltway section that would adversely affect the historic landscape of National Park Seminary has for the time being been put on hold, but SOS continues to monitor any action that revisits this potential encroachment. Thanks to a grant from Preservation Maryland and the Maryland Historical Trust, SOS was able toContinue reading “Glen Updates”
The tour for November 27 is now full.