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Upcoming Events

  • Sep 12

    Haunted Event with CPRI

    When: 8:00pm to 11:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon’s Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    Haunted Event with the Center for Paranormal Research and Investigation (CPRI) 

    Do you watch ghost investigation television shows? Collect ghost story books? Ever been to a haunted house? How about an exclusive opportunity to explore your curiosity into the unknown? Join us…

  • Sep 17

    11th Annual Naturalization Ceremony

    When: 11:00am to 1:00pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

    On Constitution Day, September 17th, 2015, the U.S. government will bestow those rights on dozens of new American citizens at a Naturalization Ceremony at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown.


    Held for the eleventh consecutive year, the Naturalization Ceremony has become a…

  • Sep 18

    Open All Week for the UCI Road World Championships

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    John Marshall House

    818 E Marshall St.

    Richmond, VA 23219

    Between September 18th and September 27th we will open John Marshall’s house in celebration of the UCI Road World Championships as well as his 260th Birthday Celebration on the 27th. On walk-through tours of the first floor we’ll discuss the making of the Great Chief Justice, Marshall Court and “The Big Four” cases…

  • Sep 19

    African American Heritage Symposium

    When: 10:00am to 2:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon’s Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    Preservation Virginia’s Bacon’s Castle is honored to have a line up of notable individuals speaking on four centuries of African-American heritage in south-eastern Virginia. The speakers include Dr. Newby –Alexander, Professor of History and Director of the Joseph Jenkins Roberts Center for the Study of…

  • Sep 24

    Happy 260th John Marshall!

    When: 12:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location:

    John Marshall House

    818 E Marshall St.

    Richmond, VA 23219

    On September 24th we will host John Marshall’s 260th Birthday Celebration. On tours we’ll discuss the making of the Great Chief Justice, Marshall Court and “The Big Four” cases of his career. The celebration includes walk-through tours of the first floor, complete with Birthday cake in the cellar.

  • Sep 26

    Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live!

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse, 583 Atlantic Avenue, Fort Story, Virginia 23459

    Patrick Henry's Scotchtown, 16120 Chiswell Lane, Beaverdam, Virginia 23015

    John Marshall House, 818 East Marshall Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219

    Bacon's Castle, 465 Bacon's Castle Trail, Surry, Virginia 23883

    Smith's Fort, 217 Smith Fort Lane, Surry, Virginia 23883

    In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, who offer free admission everyday, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket...for free.

    For more information visit their…

  • Sep 26

    Haunted Event with CPRI

    When: 8:00pm to 11:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon’s Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    Haunted Event with the Center for Paranormal Research and Investigation (CPRI) 

    Do you watch ghost investigation television shows? Collect ghost story books? Ever been to a haunted house? How about an exclusive opportunity to explore your curiosity into the unknown? Join us with…

  • Oct 1

    Month long Halloween Celebration at the Lighthouse

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse

    583 Atlantic Ave.

    Fort Story, VA 23459

    Costumed Visitors tour the lighthouse for Free all month!

  • Oct 10

    Haunted Event with CPRI

    When: 8:00pm to 11:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon’s Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    Haunted Event with the Center for Paranormal Research and Investigation (CPRI) 

    Do you watch ghost investigation television shows? Collect ghost story books? Ever been to a haunted house? How about an exclusive opportunity to explore your curiosity into the unknown? Join us…

  • Oct 17

    Bacon’s Rebellion Re-enactment

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon’s Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    October 17th: 10am-5pm-18th: 12pm-5pm 

    Were Governor Berkeley and his allies corrupt? How could free indentured servants and poor farmers scratch a living in 1670s Virginia? Learn about both and more from our costumed historical interpreters as members of Bacon's Rebellion under Captain…