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  • Apr 18

    “done about the fifth of April”

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

    Join Martha Sizemore, housekeeper to Rev. Alexander Whitaker, as she shares her thoughts on the recent marriage of John Rolfe to Pocahontas. It has been a year since Captain Samuel Argall lured Pocahontas onto his boat and brought her to Jamestown. As a ward of the colony, Reverend Whitaker took…

  • Apr 26

    Annual Historic Garden Week at Bacon’s Castle

    Location:

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    Join us at Bacon's Castle for this year's Annual Historic Garden Week festivities at North America's Oldest Formal Garden!

    Guided tours of the Castle are available the week of Historic Garden Week at Bacon's Castle, beginning on Sat, April 26th until Sunday May, 4, 2014

    Don't miss our Garden Party…

  • Apr 26

    “A True Discourse of Virginia”

    When: 12:00pm

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

     Meet Ralph Hamor, secretary of the Virginia colony in 1614, as he offers his observations on the current condition of the settlement. Hamor will relate events such as his terrifying sail across the Atlantic in 1609, actions to rebuild the colony following the “starving time”, and the capture, baptizing and…

  • May 1

    Benjamin Henry Latrobe’s Birthday Celebrations

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location: Cape Henry Lighthouse

    Come out to the Lighhouse to celebrate one of the founders of American Architechture, Benjamin Henry Latrobe!

     

    More details to follow soon. 

  • May 3

    18th C. Garden Party & Cricket Match

    Location: Bacon's Castle 

    Bacon's Castle is proud to participate once again in the Annual Historic Garden Week here in the Commonwealth. Please join us for this year's culmination festivities at North America's Oldest Formal Garden!  Guided tours of the Castle are available the week of Historic Garden Week at Bacon's Castle.  We will…

  • May 10

    Preserving the 17th Century: An Insider’s Look at the Stewardship of Bacon’s Castle

    When: 10:00am to 3:00pm

    Location: Bacon's Castle

    Preserving the 17th Century: An Insider’s Look at the Stewardship of Bacon’s Castle

    In celebration of Preservation Virginia's 125th Anniversary, we are hosting an in-depth look at the stewardship of Bacon's Castle.

    Since 1973, Preservation Virginia has preserved the fabric of the 350-year-old brick plantation…

  • May 10

    Jamestown Day

    Location: Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement

    Participate in a variety of interpretive programs and demonstrations marking the anniversary of the 1607 founding of America’s first permanent English colony at Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement.  Learn about the experiences of Virginia Indians and Jamestown colonists during this day-long event featuring walking tours, living history demonstrations, historic trades,…

  • May 17

    Navy Day

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location: Cape Henry

    All members of the US Navy get in free!  

     

    More details to follow soon

  • May 17

    Antique Appraisal Fair; Featuring Ken Farmer & Matt Quinn from Antiques Road Show

    Location: Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

    Patrick Henry's Scotchtown is hosting an Antiques Appraisal Fair on Saturday, May 17, 2014

    Meet Ken Farmer and other experts from the PBS television show, Antiques Roadshow!

    Tickets are limited and offered on a first come first serve basis.

    $25.00 per…

  • May 24

    The marriage of Pocahontas and the “true religion”

    When: 12:00pm

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

    The Spaniard Diego de Molina has spent the last three years as a prisoner at Jamestown. He is allowed an interview with those willing to meet with him, but beware – he is allegedly a spy. Molina was captured near Ft. Algernon as his ship anchored at the mouth of…