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August 2018

  • Aug 4

    National Lighthouse Day Celebration

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm


    Cape Henry Lighthouse
    583 Atlantic Avenue
    Fort Story, VA 23459

    National Lighthouse Day is August 7! You’re invited to an early celebration of our favorite lighthouse, the Old Cape Henry, Saturday, August 4. Bring your entire family for bounce house fun and outdoor games. A Lighthouse Keeper will also be paying us a…

  • Aug 11

    Virginia Black Cultural Preservation Summit

    When: 11:00am to 1:00pm


    42 Tidball Road
    Hampton, VA

    In May 2017 then governor Terry McAulliffe signed HB 2296, calling for a task force to “identify the history of formerly enslaved African Americans in Virginia and determine ways to preserve the history for educational and cultural purposes.” After a year of outreach to…

  • Aug 17

    Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion Themed Tours

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm


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

    Visit Bacon's Castle August 17 - August 20 as we commemorate Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion, which took place August 21 - August 23, 1831 in Southampton County, Virginia. 

  • Aug 22

    John Marshall House Salon Series

    When: 6:00pm to 8:00pm


    818 East Marshall St.
    Richmond, VA 23219

    Drawing Parallels: Immigration and Free Speech

    Preservation Virginia's John Marshall House invites the community to a two-part Salon Series on immigration and free speech featuring special guest, Uruguayan artist and activist Leonina Arismendi, on August 22 and September 5. While we would…