20. September 2020 - 16:00 till 19:00
Ardrossan: The Last Great Estate on the Philadelphia Main Line807 Newtown Rd, Villanova 19085, Villanova
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A Family, A House, & Their History: tour & social at Ardrossan | Sunday, 20. September 2020

4:00pm (doors open) to 7:00 pm

includes valet parking, hearty hors d’oeuvres and wine bar



ICAA Members: $99

General Admission: $125

Students: $55

Admission, plus Individual ICAA Membership: $164

Join us for an afternoon tour and social at Ardrossan, one of the grandest estates of the old Main Line. Experience the house and its history with special guest speakers. Stroll the entire first floor and terraces of the home from one end to the other, and all the spaces inbetween as you enjoy hearty hors d’oeuvres and a wine bar.


4:15pm: Welcome

4:40pm: Janny Scott

In The Beneficiary, author Janny Scott offers an intimate look at life inside Ardrossan. The revealing new memoir from the daughter of Robert Montgomery Scott delves into the complicated personalities of her iconic Main Line Family.

5:20pm: David Wren

David Nelson Wren is an independent scholar who focuses mainly on history and art. He is the author of the best-selling book, Ardrossan: The Last Great Estate on the Philadelphia Main Line.

6:00pm: Barbara Eberlein

With an influential voice in today’s dynamic design community, Barbara Eberlein has built a national reputation for expertise in the restoration of significant historic structures of the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries.

Both The Beneficiary and Ardrossan: The Last Great Estate on the Philadelphia Main Line will be available for purchase. Learn more about Ardrossan.

Photo credit: Tom Crane