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  • Aug 26

    Pokémon Go Lure Weekend at the John Marshall House

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    The John Marshall House

    818 East Marshall Street 

    Richmond, VA 23219

    Pokémon trainers and history lovers, you can both have a good time! You can catch Pokémon and learn history at the John Marshall House all weekend!

    The weekend of August 26th, the John Marshall House is setting lures all day Friday through…

  • Aug 26

    Story Time at the Lighthouse

    When: 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse

    583 Atlantic Ave.

    Fort Story, VA 23459

    Starting March 25th, every Friday will be story time at the Cape Henry Lighthouse. Join us in the picnic area while we explore the swashbuckling seas and the deepest parts of the ocean. The stories featured in Cape Henry Lighthouse Story Time…

  • Aug 31

    Fall Open House Salon

    When: 5:30pm to 8:00pm

    Location:

    The John Marshall House

    818 East Marshall Street 

    Richmond, VA 23219

    Is"all men are created equal" an American truth? 

    You are invited to a salon discussing how 15th century Catholic doctrine directly influenced Federal Indian Law and the repercussions still evident today.

    Enjoy refreshments and enlightening conversation…

  • Sep 2

    Story Time at the Lighthouse

    When: 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse

    583 Atlantic Ave.

    Fort Story, VA 23459

    Starting March 25th, every Friday will be story time at the Cape Henry Lighthouse. Join us in the picnic area while we explore the swashbuckling seas and the deepest parts of the ocean. The stories featured in Cape Henry Lighthouse Story Time…

  • Sep 14

    12th Annual Naturalization Ceremony

    When: 11:00am to 1:00pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane

    Beaverdam, VA 23015

    On September 14th, 2016, the U.S. government will bestow those rights on dozens of new American citizens at a Naturalization Ceremony at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown with the presiding judge, Judge Roderick Young.

    Held for the twelfth consecutive year, the Naturalization Ceremony has become…

  • Sep 24

    Happy Birthday John Marshall!

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    John Marshall House

    818 E Marshall St.

    Richmond, VA 23219

    We are throwing an all-out party for John Marshall’s 261st Birthday on September 24th!

    You and your whole family are invited!

    The 24th is not only John Marshall’s Birthday; it’s also Smithsonian Magazine’s National Museum Day and Time Travelers Day AND Virginia Capitol Square Fair!!!

    Come for FREE Open-House Tours,…

  • Sep 24

    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

    Saturday, September 24, 2016: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

    Preservation Virginia’s museums are participating in Smithsonian Museum Day Live! In the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which…

  • Sep 24

    Capitol Square Fair

    When: 10:00am to 3:00pm

    Location:

    Virginia State Capitol

    1000 Bank St,

    Richmond, Virginia 23219

    The John Marshall House will be at the Capitol Square Fair!

    The Capitol Square Preservation Council and partners are excited to host the Square Fair - a community outreach and education event on the bicentennial of Virginia’s oldest public park.

    Bring the…

  • Sep 25

    Beast Feast 2016

    When: 1:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane

    Beaverdam, VA 23015

    Beast Feast is returning to Patrick Henry's Scotchtown! A collaboration between Preservation Virginia and Belmont Butchery, this event promotes local farms, area chefs and the traditions of food, history and fun.

    Food and drink are featured in this historic setting. Celebrating the…

  • Oct 1

    Family Friendly Living History Weekend at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane

    Beaverdam, VA 23015

    Watch historical military exercises with guns, cannons and mounted dragoons!

    You will see the military in action, mounted dragoons, camp guards, roving patrols and a hearth cooking demonstration. Chat with the Patriots about camp life and watch artillery drills and battles!

    Sunday’s Special…