Christmas at Keswick - Year After Year

1990-1999

My family has been coming to Keswick for Christmas every year since 1993. I just found my pictures of 1998. We’ve got a great picture of crows sunning themselves on the back exit fence. Changes over the years: They have enhanced the Christmas…

Future Generations

1990-1999

"People who document histories of special people, places and events are selfless in the same way that are those who plant trees. The result is valued more by each future generation. Thank you for doing this."

Gregorian chants

1990-1999

Throughout the Ashley years, every Sunday from 7 a.m. till noon, guests who wandered into the snooker room heard Gregorian chants. This was what B.A. wanted -- it was an absolute, no question (we did it every Sunday), and shows his cultural…

He didn't dig golf at all...

1990-1999

My father turned down the offer of a game of golf from Arnold Palmer, he didn't dig golf at all. My role was creative director, I originated the concept of an Italianate villa, then I briefed Bob on the overall style, and Phylliss on the interiors…

Labor of Love

1990-1999

I gave one of the Keswick Hall books to one of my friends who grew up in Keswick and I just received the sweetest THANK YOU note - she said she couldn't put it down and knows alot of the people mentioned in your book - kudos!!! I find it an…

Many memories

1990-1999

The book is wonderful and brought back many memories. We visited many times when it was all being built and then up and running.

Very nice indeed :)

1990-1999

The book just arrived this morning. Thanks so much - it is awesome!! I'm going to read it all this weekend. Very nice indeed :

Chuck Baker Rallies to Win

1972-1990

Chuck Baker Rallies to Win - August 1982

The Last Supper!

1972-1990

In 1978, UVA invited a Professor of Ethics to spend a year teaching in the School of Religion. He and his wife were provided a membership at the country club. They invited my husband Herb and me to go to An Oyster Bash. Oysters were in every dish…

Murder of Club Pro Remains a Mystery

1972-1990

By Avery Chenoweth, Published in the Charlottesville Observer, May 29- June 3, 1992 As Stephen King made clear in The Shining, every decent hotel has its share of creepy stories. But while the Keswick country club is no Overlook Hotel, it does have…