Volunteer

support_volunteerWe rely on our volunteers to help us preserve and pass on the rich history of Ashtabula and Woodburn.

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Volunteer Your Time
We are always happy to welcome new volunteers! You can volunteer your time by:

  • Giving tours of the houses and the grounds
  • Working in the gift shops
  • Participating in historical reenactments
  • Assisting with research
  • Helping to improve our landscaping
  • Helping with administrative tasks, including maintaining visitation statistics and mailing lists
  • Helping with newsletters and publicity
  • Volunteering other skills, such as gardening and carpentry

To volunteer, call 864-646-7249 or email pendleton.hf@gmail.com.

Volunteer at a Special Event

The Foundation sponsors a number of special events per year, and having a large number of volunteers are critical to their success. Some such events include:

  • Annual Membership Dinner
  • Ghosts of Pendleton Past
  • Victorian Teas
  • Historical Reenactments:  Reenactments featuring events from Pendleton’s heyday in the mid-1800’s. Come play the part of a character from the past – costumes and scripts are provided.

Please check the webpage for upcoming events to volunteer and bring your family and friends!

Volunteer at a Wedding or Reception

Woodburn is a popular site for outdoor weddings and receptions from the months of April to October.  If you’re interested in working with the bridal party or being a host at a reception then contact us today! Any necessary training will be provided.