Historic Sites: Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

Dec
9

Event

A Scotchtown Family Christmas

Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

Dec 9, 2018

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Bring your family to Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown and join us as we prepare for the holiday season! Make your own 18th century Christmas decorations, practice your dance steps and learn colonial games. Then, relax in the kitchen with light refreshments. Father Christmas may even stop by! Tickets: General Public: $12 adults/$8 children (5 and over) …

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Dec
8

Event

A Patrick Henry Christmas

A Patrick Henry Christmas

Dec 8, 2018

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

Join us at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown on December 8 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. to experience “A Patrick Henry Christmas,” a truly unique holiday celebration! Imagine it is 1772. Your host, Patrick Henry, meets you at the door, welcoming you to his Christmas party. Dancers teach you the latest 1772 dances. Between sets, you sit and …

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Nov
10

Event

18th Century Military Encampment Reenactment

Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

Nov 10, 2018

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

Join us as reenactors bring history to life in an 18th century military encampment. Engage with our reenactors as they demonstrate hearth cooking, musketry, and medical practices of the period and watch the cavalry perform field drills and exercises. Spend the day and tour the house for $10 per person, or just enjoy the demonstrations …

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Sep
22

Event

Smithsonian Museum Day

Sep 22, 2018

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Click here to find participating museums and download a ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 22, …

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Nov
8

Event

Homeschoolers Hands-on History Camp

Nov 8, 2018

8:30 am – 12:15 pm

Nov 9, 2018

8:30 am – 12:15 pm

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

The Homeschoolers Hands-on History Camp at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown will immerse your child in exciting activities and lessons on one of the most influential figures of the American Revolution. Campers will learn about life in 18th century Virginia and leave with new skills in public speaking, hearth cooking, woodworking and textiles. The camp is open to children ages …

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Sep
15

Event

Joint Paranormal Investigation

Joint paranormal investigation

Sep 15, 2018

7:00 pm – 2:00 am

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

Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown and Hanover Tavern are hosting joint paranormal investigations with Transcend Paranormal and Commonwealth Researchers of the Paranormal. Both historic sites are tied in history – from Patrick Henry’s family, the Shelton family and more. The paranormal research groups have previously investigated Scotchtown and Hanover Tavern and come away with proof of the paranormal. The investigation will …

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Sep
18

Event

Scotchtown Naturalization Ceremony

Sep 18, 2018

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

Join us as at our naturalization ceremony on September 18 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. as we help swear in new citizens at the home of Patrick Henry, patriot and orator of the American Revolution. …

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