The Menke House, the Edythe Bates Old Chapel and the grounds of Festival Hill offer innumerable settings and beautiful backdrops for photographs of weddings and other events. A Steinway piano, antique furniture, including full-length mirrors, exquisitely upholstered sofas and high-back chairs, and a variety of period ornaments and wall-hangings fill the parlors of the Menke House and the sanctuary of the Chapel. The winding gravel walks and verdant arbors of the sprawling flower and herb gardens of Festival Hill are dotted with graceful fountains and charming Old World stone work. Exterior, two-hour photo sessions around the stone bridges, herb gardens and in front of the Chapel are $75. while interior, two-hour photo sessions inside the Menke House are $150. Four-hour photo sessions, interior and exterior, are $200 and all reservations include a complimentary dressing room with private bathroom.
Call 979-249-3129 or email