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GDA Kentucky Derby Party

May 6, 2017

Join the members of GDA to celebrate the running of the Kentucky Derby at the Mansion.  Ladies wear your hats…Gentlemen…your bow ties!  Complimentary beer and wine and “nibbles.”  …Mint Julips will be available.  There will be “Bourbon Tasting” and a “Hat Contest.”  Pre-registration is $40 per person.

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Governor Duncan Assoc. Easter Egg Hunt

April 2, 2017

Members of the Governor Duncan Assoc. and their children are invited to this MEMBERS ONLY event held on the lawn of the Mansion. RSVP to the GDA Events email (  if you and your family plan on joining us for this event!  Not a member….not a problem…join today!  The event will begin at 2 pm on the Mansion lawn.

Regular Mansion Tours

The Mansion is open for 2017 season tours starting Wednesday, May 31 and ending Sat., September 3 between 1 and 4 pm. Special tours can be arranged at other times by calling the Mansion Curator, Susan Hardin at 245-7023. A $4 donation is appreciated to help with the upkeep of the Mansion.

Jacksonville Area Events

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