Working Farm, State Historic Site Under Study, Not Open to Public
Welcome to the website
of The Clermont Foundation.
Feel free to browse our rich history and find out more about our programs.
Clermont is a 361 acre farmstead in Clarke County, Virginia, in the northern Shenandoah Valley which has remained intact for over 250 years and still affords undisturbed views of the Blue Ridge and historic Snicker’s Gap, and of surrounding pasture and forest land rolling off to the Shenandoah River. It is now owned by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources and managed by The Clermont Foundation. It is currently under intensive study, and is only open to the public one day per year.
The Clermont Foundation holds events related to
the planning process for this historic site, and hosts
Historic Clermont Farm Day, Life on the Farm Then and Now,
“HarvFest”, the annual public open day on the
This year’s event will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 10:00 PM
until 4:00 PM.
Clermont Farm Day will present “Farm Life Under War-time Conditions 1863”
with speakers, demonstrations and exhibits. Admission is $5 / FREE for
children 12 and under. For more information, please call 540-955-0102.
The Clermont Foundation maintains the working farm, with 100 head of Limflex
beef cattle, and 100 head of Katahdin hair sheep. Inquiries regarding the
sale of beef and sheep are invited (Farm Manager: 540-664-6720).
Inquiries concerning the site and the planning process should be directed to: Bob Stieg, CEO, The Clermont Foundation, PO Box 32, Millwood, VA 22646, email@example.com, or 540-837-2790.