Historic Sites: Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

Dec
4

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Holiday Cheer at Scotchtown

Dec 4, 2021

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Time to get into the holiday spirit at Scotchtown! Join us for holiday themed crafts, tours and much more! Story time at the top of every hour. $10 per person includes: Open house tours Costumed interpreters Hot cider Holiday Craft Story Time Warm clothes and comfortable shoes are encouraged. This event is hosted almost entirely …

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Nov
20

Event

Heart of a Warrior Mounted Archery Group Demonstration

Nov 20, 2021

12:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Energy will fill the air at the picturesque grounds of Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown, as mounted archers prepare to unleash their horses and their arrows for the first time at this historic venue. This isn’t your typical equine event! These unique athletes train hard in this ancient sport, working as a team with their horses as …

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Nov
6

Event

Patrick Henry: Champion of Religious Freedom Focus Tour

Nov 6, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Nov 13, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Nov 20, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Nov 27, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Patrick Henry is known as a defender of liberty, but he was also a champion for religious freedom who battled in courtrooms and the halls of government for the legal right of members of all faiths to “worship according to their consciences.” On this focus tour, explore the interior of the manor house while learning …

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Oct
16

Event

Spirits of Scotchtown Lantern Tours

Oct 16, 2021

6:00 pm — 9:00 pm

16120 Chiswell Ln
Beaverdam, VA 23015

Does the ghost of John Chiswell, infamous son of the original builder of Scotchtown, still roam these grounds? Enjoy an evening of warm cider and cookies while tales of spirits and ghosts are shared by Scotchtown staff and Transcend Paranormal. Costumes are welcome. Warm clothes and comfortable shoes are encouraged. Due to weather restrictions, this …

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Aug
28

Event

Hanover Museum and Visitor Center Opening

Aug 28, 2021

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Scotchtown will be participating in the grand opening of the Hanover Museum and Visitor Center!  Come visit our table and learn about what makes Scotchtown a must see site for locals and tourists alike!  Find out about upcoming programs and events and try your hand at some colonial table games.   …

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Sep
25

Event

Hearth Cooking Demonstrations at Scotchtown

Sep 25, 2021

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

See what is cooking at Scotchtown this Saturday as we feature demonstrations in the detached kitchen. Research continues in helping give voice to Dinah, an enslaved cook at Scotchtown during the Henry’s time at the site. Learn about experiences at Scotchtown, how food was prepared, and herbs and vegetables Regular ticketing applies. All COVID-19 protocols …

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Aug
28

Event

Hearth Cooking Demonstrations at Scotchtown

Aug 28, 2021

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16120 Chiswell Ln
Beaverdam, VA 23015

Come to Scotchtown and see what is cooking as we feature hearth cooking demonstrations. Learn about the Henry Family’s enslaved cook Dinah and visit our kitchen garden to see what herbs and vegetables she may have used. …

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Aug
21

Event

Miata Car Group at Scotchtown

Aug 21, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Scotchtown is hosting the Miata Car Group for a special tour.  Come by between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. and see these beautiful automobiles! …

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Aug
2

On Hospitali-Tea at Scotchtown

By Miller Bowe As a historic house museum, Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown has unique opportunities to study and explore the details of daily life, including foodways. While Virginia was still a colony of Great Britain, members of the Old Dominion’s upper class imitated the habits of their counterparts in the mother country. Among these was taking …

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Oct
2

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Scotchtown 300th Anniversary and Fall Festival

Oct 2, 2021

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

16120 Chiswell Ln
Beaverdam, VA 23015

Mark your calendars! Saturday, October 2nd, Hanover County and Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown are partnering to host a 300th Anniversary Commemoration and Fall Festival.  Generously Sponsored By:   Enjoy live music, food trucks, a petting zoo, a selection of beverage options and continuous Scotchtown tours. Michael Twitty, noted historian and author of the James Beard award …

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