Historic Sites: Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

Jul
27

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Scotchtown Summer Saturday Series: Paper Quilling

Jul 27, 2024

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Quilling, sometimes called “paper filigree,” was invented in the Renaissance and continued to be a popular decorative technique in colonial America. It is an art-form that once used a quill …

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Jun
22

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Scotchtown Summer Saturday Series: Candle Dipping

Jun 22, 2024

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Aug 24, 2024

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Whether necessary for basic light or enjoyed for their fragrance and beauty, candles have been a part of people’s lives for centuries. This workshop will teach you techniques for basic …

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Jun
16

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Father’s Day Focus Tours at Scotchtown

Jun 16, 2024

11:00 am — 5:00 pm

Happy Father’s Day!  Join our interpreters as they share their favorite stories about Patrick Henry, father of 17! Regular admission ticketing applies, get your tickets in advance here. …

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Jun
8

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Scotchtown Summer Saturday Series: Hearth Cooking Demonstrations

Jun 8, 2024

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Jul 13, 2024

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Aug 10, 2024

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Scotchtown staff will be discussing foodways in the 1700s, including exploring the kitchen garden and cooking multiple dishes throughout the day using 18th century recipes. The foods exhibited in this …

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Jun
1

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A Lamentable Evil Focus Tour at Scotchtown

Jun 1, 2024

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Jun 7, 2024

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Jun 8, 2024

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Jun 14, 2024

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Jun 15, 2024

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Jun 21, 2024

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Jun 22, 2024

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Jun 28, 2024

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Jun 29, 2024

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Throughout the month of June, join our historic interpreters for a 45 minute long focus tour centered around the enslaved men, women and children who lived and worked at Scotchtown …

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Jul
22

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Scotchtown Summer Camps

Jul 22, 2024

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Are your littlest history buffs looking for some fun this summer? Preservation Virginia is excited to host two sessions of day camp this summer at our historic property, Patrick Henry’s …

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May
12

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Mother’s Day Focus Tour at Scotchtown

May 12, 2024

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Learn about motherhood and women’s history at Scotchtown, including the ways Patrick Henry’s mother and her religious convictions may have influenced his famous oratorical skills. This tour is included with …

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Apr
12

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Homeschool Days

Apr 12, 2024

10:00 am — 2:00 pm

Apr 18, 2024

10:00 am — 2:00 pm

Apr 24, 2024

10:00 am — 2:00 pm

May 22, 2024

10:00 am — 2:00 pm

Preservation Virginia invites homeschooling families to dedicated visit days at our historic sites this spring. Students will be able to participate in guided tours, scavenger hunts, outdoor and STEAM explorations, …

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