Historic Sites: Bacon's Castle

Apr
14

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Bacon’s Castle Garden Tours

Apr 14, 2023

2:00 pm — 3:00 pm

Apr 15, 2023

2:00 pm — 3:00 pm

Apr 16, 2023

2:00 pm — 3:00 pm

Apr 21, 2023

2:00 pm — 3:00 pm

Apr 22, 2023

2:00 pm — 3:00 pm

Apr 23, 2023

2:00 pm — 3:00 pm

During Virginia’s Historic Garden Week, guided tours of our historic garden will be offered at 2 p.m. on April 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23. Learn the history of the oldest English formal garden in North America as well as what is growing there today. Heirloom seeds saved from Bacon’s Castle Garden will be …

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Feb
11

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Haunted History Tours

Feb 11, 2023

7:00 pm — 10:30 pm

Would you like to visit Bacon’s Castle at night and hear spooky stories from the past? Come for a guided tour through the castle and hear tales of eerie happenings. Join our Haunted History Tour for a rare opportunity to walk through the 357-year-old halls at night on January 11, 2023 at 7 p.m., 8:15 …

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Dec
17

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Holiday Haunted History Tours

Dec 17, 2022

Are you looking for something different this holiday season? Explore Bacon’s Castle at night with a guided tour through the decorated castle and hear tales of eerie happenings. Join our Holiday Haunted History Tour for a rare opportunity to walk through the 357-year-old halls at night on December 17, 2022 at 7 p.m., 8:15 p.m. …

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Nov
18

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Haunted History Tours at Bacon’s Castle

Nov 18, 2022

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

8:15 pm — 9:15 pm

9:30 pm — 10:30 pm

Explore Bacon’s Castle at night with a guided tour and hear tales of eerie happenings. Join our Haunted History Tour for a rare opportunity to walk through the 357-year-old halls at night on November 18, 2022. An interpreter will lead you through the house, sharing four centuries of stories. Maybe you will have your own …

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Dec
10

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Bacon’s Castle Frost Fair

Dec 10, 2022

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Join us for our holiday celebration as we remember the festivals of yesteryear when the River Thames in London froze solid and revelry ensued! Our version will feature rollicking entertainment by the Knights before Christmas and… Seasonal food & beverages, Open House Christmas tours of the Castle Variety of Vendors Visit by Father Christmas Warm …

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Nov
5

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The Life and Times of Bacon’s Rebellion

Nov 5, 2022

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

The events of 1676 take center stage as we remember Bacon’s Rebellion with a focus on the historic food and drink of the era. Meet the Rebels: Join living history interpreters over an open fire and chat with them about life in 17th century Virginia. Hidden History: Talk with an archaeologist and discover what has …

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Oct
15

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Bacon’s Castle Haunt Nights

Oct 15, 2022

7:00 pm — 11:00 pm

Oct 29, 2022

7:00 pm — 11:00 pm

Bacon’s Castle presents a fun filled fall evening! The GROUNDS tour: For this grounds only tour option, wander the decorated grounds sipping warm cider, hear ghost stories around the fire, Q&A with paranormal investigators, explore the garden and encounter costumed interpreters. Ideal for families and small groups. Come any time between 7 p.m. and 11 …

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Sep
10

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The Warren Years – Bacon’s Castle in the 20th Century

Sep 10, 2022

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

This one day only special tour will focus on Bacon’s Castle in the 20th century when the home was owned by the Warren family. What changes occurred between 1900 and 2000? Guests will have the opportunity to view photo displays, newspaper articles, and rarely seen collections objects. Listening Sessions: If you visited Bacon’s Castle when it …

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Jun
18

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Evening Haunted History Tours at Bacon’s Castle

Jun 18, 2022

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Explore Bacon’s Castle at night with a guided tour and hear tales of eerie happenings. Join our Haunted History Tour for a rare opportunity to walk through the 357-year-old halls at night! An interpreter will lead you through the house, sharing four centuries of stories. Maybe you will have your own ghostly encounter! Only 12 …

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Jun
13

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History Homeschool Days

Jun 13, 2022 - Aug 19, 2022

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Take your homeschool group on the road this summer with Preservation Virginia’s 100 miles of history! Visit all 5 of our historic sites on given weekdays for a discounted admission of $5/person ages 6 and up. Join us for a guided tour, chances to ask lots of questions about Virginia history, complete tour scavenger hunts …

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