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The Hoover Room, named for Lou Henry Hoover the wife of President Herbert Hoover is a classically appointed room with a working gas fireplace. The room overlooks the Rapidan Room and connects to the Caughey and Salomon Rooms. The Hoover Room is most often used for after dinner cocktails and desserts or for small dinner parties or indoor ceremonies.
Brooke Hall on the lower level of Rockwood was named for Mrs. Frederick H. Brooke, National President of the Girl Scouts in 1937 when Rockwood was gifted to the then-newly established Girl Scout organization. The room is ruggedly handsome with exposed wooden beams, a large working gas fireplace and opens out to the terrace and the woods beyond. Brooke Hall is commonly used for reception dinners.
The sun-filled room, named for the Hoover's presidential retreat in the Shenandoah National Park, overlooks the gazebo and front lawn and garden. The Rapidan Room is often used for meeting space and small social events. Social events in the Hoover Room often use the Rapidan Room as its the dance floor.
The Great Falls Room is adjacent to Brooke Hall and features a floor to ceiling windowed wall with a door that leads to the elegant flagstone patio. The Great Falls can be used for additional seating for dinner or for buffet tables.
The gazebo sits at the end of the manicured lawn and perennial gardens. It is the perfect location for a wedding or commitment ceremonies.
The wrap-around porch offers a beautiful view of the woods, gardens and gazebo and with easy access from the manor itself. Furnished with benches and rocking chairs, the veranda is a lovely place to enjoy the surroundings. The veranda is a great spot for a post-ceremony (and pre-dinner) cocktail reception.
The flagstone patio is nestled in the trees and accessible from both the Hoover Room and Brooke Hall. It's a perfect location for a wedding ceremony, outdoor cocktail reception or dinner.
Rockwood Manor can accommodate over 100 overnight guests in a variety of room types, including ten hotel-style rooms, a three bedroom bungalow and bunk-style cabins. The overnight rooms may be reserved with or without an event reservation.
The bridal suite, pictured most left, is located in Carolyn Cottage, named for Carolyn Gangwer Caughey, the designer, builder and original owner of Rockwood.