Bacon’s Castle Descendants Day

Jun 22, 2019

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

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

Bacon’s Castle Descendants Day returns June 22, 2019! Gather with descendants of Bacon’s Castle for a day of genealogy, oral history and exclusive tours. Genealogists from the Library of Virginia will be present throughout the day for one-on-one sessions with descendants.

Guest speakers include Peighton Young, an African American descendants researcher, and Rebekah Planto, PhD candidate (Allen family/17th century history).

Please bring any photos or documents related to your ancestral ties to Bacon’s Castle that can be scanned and added to Preservation Virginia’s archives. There will also be a recording station available for guests to share oral histories about Bacon’s Castle.


General admission: $25

General admission + lunch: $35

  • Lunch includes a buffet of pinwheel wraps, veggies, fruit, salads, dessert and drinks.

Members of Preservation Virginia can use the promotional code “member” during checkout to receive a discount on admission.

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