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  • Sep 2

    In the Trenches Tour

    When: 10:00am

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

    Join a small inside and up-close group tour of the Lost 1607 James Fort led by Dr. William Kelso, Director of the Jamestown Rediscovery Archaeological Project since 1994. Your reserved place in this special group allows you to come under the ropes to walk the surface of the ground once…

  • Sep 10

    Curator’s Artifact Tour

    When: 3:00pm

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

    Senior archaeological curator Bly Straube provides an intimate, behind-the-scenes tour of the artifact collection of James Fort. This 90-minute guided program begins with a brief overview of the Jamestown Rediscovery project and offers a rare glimpse of the vault where more than one million artifacts recovered during excavations are housed.…

  • Sep 13

    Time Travelers: A Free Weekend of Richmond History

    Featuring 10 Historic Houses of Greater Richmond

    Click here to download the TIME TRAVELERS PASSPORT

    Richmond’s most renowned historic homes and museums offer visitors a “passport” to time-travel during a special admission-free weekend on Saturday and Sunday, September 13 and 14. Tourists and locals…

  • Sep 16

    In the Trenches Tour

    When: 10:00am

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

    Join a small inside and up-close group tour of the Lost 1607 James Fort led by Dr. William Kelso, Director of the Jamestown Rediscovery Archaeological Project since 1994. Your reserved place in this special group allows you to come under the ropes to walk the surface of the ground once…

  • Sep 17

    Tenth Annual Naturalization Ceremony

    When: 11:00am to 12:00pm

    On Constitution Day, September 17th, 2014, 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 tenth consecutive year, the Naturalization Ceremony has become a distinctly patriotic event at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown. It serves…

  • Sep 20

    Happy Birthday Judge Marshall

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    John Marshall House

    818 E Marshall St.

    Richmond, VA 23219

    "The most influential man never to be president” was born on September 24, 1755, 259 years ago! Join us for FREE tours and discussions on some of Marshall landmark cases that shaped our young government. There will also be birthday cake for all our visitors!

  • Sep 20

    Reflections on Bacon’s Rebellion

    When: 10:30am

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

    Guests meet Governor William Berkeley to hear an accounting of his time in Virginia and the unhappy circumstances that led to the rebellion during the program, “Governor Berkley Laments the Rebellion”  at 10:30 am, 1 pm & 3 pm. During a special evening tour at 7 pm, "The Beginning, Progress…

  • Sep 20

    Early 19th Century Duel Reenactment

    When: 11:30am to 3:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon's Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry VA 23883

    Sept 20 2013 at 11:30AM - 3:00PM

    Mason VS Tarbell Reenactment

    The rules of the street have changed since early 19th century. Indeed, challenging an adversary to a duel is rare, if not completely preposterous. Personal honor was once regarded very highly...and it was a sensitive subject. While modern society…

  • Sep 25

    ShinDIG at Jamestown

    When: 6:30pm

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

    Join us for the third annual ShinDIG at Jamestown to benefit the Jamestown Rediscovery Project. Enjoy bluegrass music with our very own Archaeology Director Bill Kelso and the Who Ever Shows Up Band from 6:30 - 8:00 pm at the Dale House Café on Jamestown Island.

    The Williamsburg-based band features…

  • Sep 27

    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…