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  • Aug 7

    National Lighthouse Day Weekend

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse

    583 Atlantic Ave.

    Fort Story, VA 23459

    Commemorate National Lighthouse Day with fun activities at Cape Henry Lighthouse!

    Saturday at 10:00 a.m. you are Invited to participate in the unveiling of our new State Marker, Commemorating the War of 1812!

    Meet Edna Hendrix, author of Our Heritage: Black   History: Princess Anne County,…

  • Aug 8

    War of 1812 State Marker Dedication

    When: 10:00am to 11:00am

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse

    583 Atlantic Ave.

    Fort Story, VA 23459

    War of 1812

    Marker Dedication 

    Preservation Virginia's Cape Henry Lighthouse requests the pleasure of your company at the War of 1812 State Marker Dedication on Saturday, the eighth of August at ten o'clock at the Cape Henry Lighthouse, Fort Story, Virginia

    Attire:…

  • Aug 15

    Tobacco Harvest Symposium

    When: 10:00am to 2:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon’s Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    Due to unforeseen circumstances this symposium has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

    Preservation Virginia’s Bacon’s Castle is honored to have an intriguing line up of notable icons in the preservation community at our Tobacco Harvest Symposium. The speakers include Ed…

  • Aug 27

    Fall Open House Salon

    When: 5:30pm to 8:00pm

    Location:

    The John Marshall House

    818 East Marshall Street 

    Richmond, VA 23219

    A salon is a gathering of people under the roof of an inspiring host, held partly to amuse one another and partly to refine the taste and increase the knowledge of the participants through conversation.

    This FREE salon will include wine, hor 'd'oeuvres and tours…

  • Sep 1

    Pirate Month

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse

    583 Atlantic Ave.

    Fort Story, VA 23459

    Dress as a Pirate and receive a FREE admission to the lighthouse!

    Our interpreters will be on hand to discuss piracy on the Chesapeake Bay and recount Cape Henry’s role in the legend of Blackbeard, himself! Kids of all ages can enjoy…

  • 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 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 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…