I sometimes picture my farm as a battlefield with troops of people struggling with nature in a hundred-year war.

Germans, Italians, Chinese and Japanese, Armenians, Filipinos, and Mexicans---their voices have sounded over this farm, their families have walked these rows . . .

~ David Mas Masumoto, Epitaph for a Peach

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Board of Trustees & Staff

Merry Wives Club, circa 1910

Board of Trustees


Elizabeth Laval, President

Sayre Miller, Chair

Chris Woolf, Vice-Chair

Martin Ilic, Treasurer

Dan Adams, Secretary

John Chandler

Brad Jones

Robert Oliver

Gary Renner

Walter Smith


Honorary Trustee

Vincent Petrucci*

Legal Counsel

Chris Campbell

* In Memory



Elizabeth Laval - President

Candice Pendergrass - Event Director

Barbara James Higgins - Membership Coordinator, Museum Store   

Katy Hogue - Archivist   

Candice Hill Troutman - Kearney Mansion Museum Weekend Staff

Amanda Welsh - Kearney Mansion Museum Weekend Staff

Dennis Scott - Building and Grounds

Last Updated Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 04:53 PM.