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American Chestnut

In today’s Frederick News Post, you can read a wonderful article about how Frederick county is involved in the drive to bring back the American Chestnut.  ThorpeWood is mentioned in the article which discusses the plight of the Chestnut and the efforts to bring it back. In 1997, ThorpeWood established a 374-tree orchard to help Read More »

Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day – Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! – and our thoughts naturally turn to love.  Of course, here at ThorpeWood, our thoughts turn to you, our friends and supporters, and we enjoy having a day to take the opportunity to tell you how much we appreciate you and to share our thanks. Our thoughts Read More »

Behind the Scenes: Generating Power

With this blog, we like to give you a more complete sense of ThorpeWood – the many ways that you can be involved with ThorpeWood, and a “behind the scenes” look into the inner workings of a nature preserve of this size.  Today we thought we would share with you some details of our recent Read More »

We Need You!

A few updates and reminders for you, friends. Our Barn Dance is this Friday, October 11th.  Now, we are going to be honest with you all – ticket sales have not been as we had hoped, and we are seriously considering canceling the event.  Please help us out here and buy some tickets to this Read More »

Countdown to the Homestead Barn Dance

Well friends, it is almost upon us.  October 11th that is, which is known around ThorpeWood as Barn Dance day!  We are so excited to welcome you all to our beautifully decorated Homestead Bank Barn to dance the night away and enjoy the fellowship of time spent with members of your community. In addition to Read More »

The Speakeasy Boys Are Playing Our Barn Dance

On October 11th, ThorpeWood will be hosting our second annual Barn Dance.  Last year was our first year for this event, which the wonderful Julie Parlaman thought up as a real toss back to days gone by in our Thurmont community.  The turnout was spectacular and a fantastic time was had by all.  In fact, Read More »

Race Results

We wanted to share the results of our 10K Trail Run with you.  As you know, we think everyone who participated is a winner, and you all certainly helped the Frederick County YMCA Youth programs to be the biggest winner of the day as we were able to raise a tremendous amount of money to Read More »