Historic Sites: Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

May
7

Event

Treasures of Preservation Virginia

"Treasures of Preservation Virginia"

May 7, 2020

2:00 pm — 3:00 pm

Direct to your computer, tablet or smart phone!

Our next webinar is scheduled for Thursday, May 7 at 2 p.m.! Treasures of Preservation Virginia Join curator of collections Lea Lane as she discusses some of the most intriguing objects in Preservation Virginia’s collections. These objects range from a poetic love letter etched into a window pane at Bacon’s Castle to a silk judicial …

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Mar
23

Event

CANCELED: Time Travelers Weekend: Free Admission

Mar 23, 2019

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

Mar 24, 2019

12:00 pm — 5:00 pm

TIME TRAVELER’S ANNOUNCEMENT: “Out of an abundance of caution and a desire to reduce the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, we have decided as collaborating organizations to cancel the Time Travelers Free Admission Weekend this Saturday and Sunday. While we’re sorry to call off this biannual event so close to the planned dates and …

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May
10

Event

CANCELED-Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown: Mother’s Day Tea and Tour

May 10, 2020

2:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Patrick Henry's Scotchtown
16120 Chiswell Lane
Beaverdam, VA 23015

Come out to join us for the Mother’s Day Tea and Tour! Families can celebrate their mothers with a tea service, 18th century deportment lessons, a craft project and a tour focused entirely on the “mothers” in Patrick Henry’s life: his mother, his sisters and his daughter.   Registration is $15   …

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May
30

Event

POSTPONED-Scotchtown’s 300th Anniversary Festival

May 30, 2020

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

Patrick Henry's Scotchtown
16120 Chiswell Lane,
Beaverdam, Virginia 23015

Scotchtown is about to turn 300 years old, and we want you there for the celebration! Our 300th Anniversary Festival will feature on-going and special, timed events throughout the day from 10:00am-5:00pm. There’ll be live music, historical artisans and guests including Mr. and Mrs. Henry, hearth cooking, colonial craft demonstrations, genealogy presentations, breweries, wineries, some …

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Aug
8

Event

Joint Paranormal Investigation with Hanover Tavern & Transcend Paranormal

Aug 8, 2020

What lurks in the shadows of Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown and Hanover Tavern after dark? It’s time for you to find out for yourself. Join Transcend Paranormal Investigators as they delve into the paranormal at two beautiful historic locations. They are pairing up with Preservation Virginia, Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown, and the Hanover Tavern to investigate Scotchtown …

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Mar
6

Event

Women in Patrick Henry’s Life Speciality Tour

Mar 6, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020

11:00 am

16120 Chiswell Ln, Beaverdam, VA 23015

“Women in Patrick Henry’s Life” specialty tour will highlight the strong contributions of women in the life of Patrick Henry. This tour will include his mother, a strong woman who heavily influenced his views on liberty and strongly encouraged the development of his natural talents. Other women presented include his two wives, oldest daughter, sisters …

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Oct
19

Event

Was It Murder? A Colonial Mystery

Oct 19, 2019

6:00 pm — 6:30 pm

6:30 pm — 7:00 pm

7:00 pm — 7:30 pm

7:30 pm — 8:00 pm

8:00 pm — 8:30 pm

16120 Chiswell Ln, Beaverdam, VA 23015

Based on real events, Historians, Presenters & Actors present “Was It Murder? A Colonial Mystery,” a play about a mysterious death involving one of Scotchtown’s early occupants. Taking place throughout the house, the play concludes in the rarely-open cellar. Afterward, enjoy refreshments in the kitchen by the open hearth fire as you hear ghost stories. …

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Dec
7

Event

A Patrick Henry Christmas

colonial christmas

Dec 7, 2019

6:00 pm — 9:00 pm

16120 Chiswell Ln, Beaverdam, VA 23015

Back by popular demand, our second annual “Patrick Henry Christmas!” Mr. Henry will be home for the holidays and looks forward to welcoming you as your host. He is planning a variety of games and both sweet and savory hors d’oeuvres for your enjoyment. He has also engaged dance-masters to teach you all the latest …

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Nov
29

Event

Early American Family Christmas Decorating

Nov 29, 2019

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

Nov 30, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

Dec 1, 2019

12:00 pm — 5:00 pm

16120 Chiswell Lane, Beaverdam, VA 23015

Ready to decorate your home for the holidays? Looking for a family-friendly activity for your loved ones and out-of-town guests? Bring them to Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown where we will help you make a variety of swags, wreaths and ornaments using historical styles and natural materials, many from the grounds of Scotchtown! $10 per person for …

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