Historic Sites: Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

Sep
21

Event

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day 2019

Sep 21, 2019

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. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 21, 2019 to Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown, John Marshall House, Cape Henry …

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Sep
17

Event

Naturalization Ceremony

Sep 17, 2019

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

Celebrate U.S. Constitution Day at the home of Patrick Henry, known as the “Voice of the Revolution” as America’s newest citizens take their United States Oath of Allegiance. Constitution Day commemorates Sept. 17, 1787, the day the U.S. Constitution was signed by delegates in Philadelphia. …

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Sep
14

Event

Patrick Henry, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights

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Sep 14, 2019

10:00 am – 11:00 am

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

While James Madison is rightly given the title of “Father of the Constitution,” did you know he never intended to write a Bill of Rights? As we celebrate the anniversary of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution, learn about Patrick Henry’s pivotal role in convincing Madison that recognition of the natural rights of individual citizens …

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Jul
20

Event

Paranormal Lockdown: Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown

Jul 20, 2019

7:00 pm – 7:00 am

Join Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown, Transcend Paranormal, and RVA Paranormal for a once-in-a-lifetime evening of investigating. For the first time ever, go on paranormal lockdown at Scotchtown. Spend the entire evening on the grounds and in the building. Find out for yourself what lurks in the dark, long after the last guests leave for the night… Schedule & Admission Evening …

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May
12

Event

Mother’s Day Tea at Scotchtown

May 12, 2019

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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

Enjoy an afternoon of food and fun on Mother’s Day while helping a Girl Scout earn her Gold Star award! On May 12 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. experience a special tour of Scotchtown focused on Patrick Henry’s mother, Sarah Winston Syme Henry, followed by crafts, games, and food. Brownies can earn a “Making …

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May
3

Event

Explore Scotchtown from Attic to Cellar

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May 3, 2019

11:00 am – 11:45 am

May 4, 2019

11:00 am – 11:45 am

May 10, 2019

11:00 am – 11:45 am

May 11, 2019

11:00 am – 11:45 am

May 17, 2019

11:00 am – 11:45 am

May 18, 2019

11:00 am – 11:45 am

May 24, 2019

11:00 am – 11:45 am

May 25, 2019

11:00 am – 11:45 am

May 31, 2019

11:00 am – 11:45 am

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

Have you ever wanted to wander through Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown appreciating the architecture of this 300-year-old house? Have you longed to see parts of the house not usually open to the public? To celebrate Historic Preservation Month in May, you can explore Scotchtown from the attic to the cellar with one of our historic interpreters …

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Apr
5

Event

Digging Scotchtown

Apr 5, 2019

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Apr 6, 2019

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Apr 12, 2019

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Apr 13, 2019

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Apr 19, 2019

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Apr 20, 2019

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Apr 26, 2019

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Apr 27, 2019

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

Come out and visit Randolph-Macon College archaeology students who are conducting their spring “dig” at Scotchtown! The students will be on-site starting April 12 on Fridays from noon – 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Cost: $5 grounds fee Learn about their 2018 archaeological dig! …

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Jun
8

Event

Preservation Workshop

Jun 8, 2019

8:30 am – 12:30 pm

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

Get your hands dirty for a good cause! Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown is receiving a new clay floor and we need your help. Join us for a hands on workshop June 8 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. where you will roll up your sleeves (and pant legs) to stomp, mold, work and form the clay …

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Jun
16

Event

Father’s Day Sundae Sunday

Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

Jun 16, 2019

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Come out to Scotchtown and take a tour of the home of Patrick Henry, father of 17 children, more than 70 grandchildren and almost 700 great-grandchildren! Enjoy an ice cream sundae following your tour. …

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