"Thank you for your help in making our wedding just perfect! Our guests are still raving about the Mansion and your team worked hard so that we could enjoy every minute of our day!"
“Thank you for all of your help and for everything you and your staff did for us to ensure we had a wonderful day. We had an unforgettable experience at the Mansion. We could not have picked a better venue!”
“Thank you, Deborah! Thank you! Thank you! We had a clear vision for our wedding reception and the experience we wanted for our guests. We’ve heard from many how much they enjoyed themselves. Part of the “magic” was being at a venue as breathtaking as the Wadsworth Mansion. Also, we’re so grateful for your openness, guidance, support, and encouragement. You’re one of the best! Your team is also wonderful. Please share our thanks and appreciation with them.”
“Thank you SO much for everything on Saturday. We are SO SO happy that we decided to have our wedding at the Wadsworth Mansion. It was the most magical, memorable night of our lives, and we are so grateful to you and everyone who helped out for making it such a wonderful evening.”
“Thank you for making sure our wedding was everything we ever dreamed of, and then some! Our magical wedding reception at the Wadsworth Mansion will forever be remembered by us and our guests.”
“Thank you so much for all of your help from the first time we spoke over the phone until we were packing all our things when the event was finished! It was truly a magical night for us and it couldn’t have been more perfect. We are so happy we chose to hold our wedding at the Wadsworth Mansion. We also appreciate your help on the day of our rehearsal and planning days leading up. You never rushed us, and made us feel so comfortable. I wish we could do it all over again! Thanks again.”
Deborah drove up the driveway of the Long Hill Estate while the Mansion was being renovated and after walking around the interior knew that this was where she wanted to be. ‘There is that moment when the beauty and graciousness of the mansion just captures you.’ That was 17 years ago. As the Executive Director she is responsible for the financial viability of the business, maintenance of the estate, marketing, hiring, and ensuring that brides get the day of their dreams. Prior to opening the Mansion she was owner/Innkeeper of the Inn at Chester, a 42-room full service country inn. After graduating from Colby College and Maine Maritime Academy she spent nine years at sea on oil tankers as a deck officer. When not at the Mansion, she gardens, host parties, and serves on several non-profit boards in the area. Riley, the white golden retriever often found sleeping on the marble floor, is her pride and joy.
Jessica began working weddings at the beginning of the 2013 wedding season as Event Supervisor. Her knowledge of wedding planning extends even further as she was a Wadsworth Bride herself in 2011. As Director of Events, she works with every couple from the moment they book to the day they say ``I do`` and she loves that when it comes to weddings at the Mansion, no two are alike. She takes the time to get to know each couple during their planning process and helps them with the big (and little) decisions that make their wedding day memorable and unique. When not working at the place she loves, Jessica is with her other loves; her husband and three beautiful children. Jessica is always on hand to answer questions and is happy to do what it takes to ensure a beautiful Wadsworth Mansion Wedding!
From the moment she first drove up the picturesque lane to the mansion, Natalie knew the Wadsworth would be a special place for her. Even after her summer 2015 wedding on the grand vista she felt herself drawn back again and again. Eventually, Deborah and Jessica decided to induct her as one of the “mansion ladies,” figuring that Natalie enjoyed her Wadsworth wedding experience so much that she could help other brides have the day of their dreams, too. When she’s not helping couples have a smooth and blissful day, you might find Natalie involved in creative and performing arts, playing with her mini Aussie, Bruin, or beating her husband, Tom, at mini golf.