Historic Sites: Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

Jun
25

Event

Perfume Workshop hosted by Rebecca Suerdieck at Scotchtown

Jun 25, 2022

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Learn about 17th, 18th and 19th century Reproduction Perfumes, lovingly recreated from Lady’s handwritten household receipt books. Workshop organized and led by historian Rebecca Suerdieck. Suerdieck is a second generation Colonial Williamsburg Educator, with many years of experience in 17th and 18th century Living History Interpretation and owner of Perrin Cottage Perfumery. …

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Jun
19

Event

Father’s Day Focus Tour at Scotchtown

Jun 19, 2022

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Happy Father’s Day!  Join our interpreters as they share their favorite stories about Patrick Henry, father of 17! Regular ticketing prices apply. …

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Jun
4

Event

Tail Wagging Tours at Scotchtown

Jun 4, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Jun 11, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Jun 18, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Jun 25, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Calling all pet lovers out there for Scotchtown’s “Tail Wagging Tours” every Saturday at 10 a.m. in June! Bring your well-behaved and leashed pet for a special guided outdoor tour of Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown. If the 10 a.m. guided interpreter tour isn’t available, consider coming out for a self-guided cell phone tour with your leashed …

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May
28

Event

Gaskins Virginia Continental Battalion of 1781 – Encampment at Scotchtown

May 28, 2022

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

16120 Chiswell Ln
Beaverdam, VA 23015

It’s 1781 and the fight for Independence continues. Bring your family out and visit the Gaskins Virginia Continental Battalion’s encampment at Scotchtown. Learn how the Continental army fed, clothed, and trained themselves in these last years of the war. Numerous reenactors will be on hand to discuss their encampment, perform drilling and training exercises, demonstrate …

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May
6

Event

Attic to Cellar Tour at Scotchtown

May 6, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 7, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 13, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 14, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 20, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 21, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 27, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 28, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

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
23

Event

Scotchtown Fiber Festival

Apr 23, 2022

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Bring your family and join us as we celebrate spring, the shearing of the sheep, and fiber production at Scotchtown! Our program is growing and this year we have so much more to enjoy!  Sheep shearer Dave from Delly’s Delights Farms will be here answering all your questions about our sheep, the process of shearing, …

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Jan
7

Scotchtown Ice House

Written by Miller Bowe During the historic period, the main house at Scotchtown was supplemented by a variety of outbuildings. The ice house -one of the two outbuildings reconstructed today- is a remarkable satellite to a remarkable home, a symbol of the prestige and power of the home’s owners. To keep drinks chilled and creams …

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Mar
20

Event

Hearth Cooking Workshop at Scotchtown hosted by Rebecca Suerdieck

Mar 20, 2022

10:00 am — 3:30 pm

Description:  Are you interested in exploring Foods and Recipes of the past?  Would you like to learn historically accurate cooking techniques?  Does cooking on an open fire appeal to you? Then sign up today for this Hands-On Workshop and learn how to cook as our ancestors did. Recreate recipes from 17th, 18th, and 19th-century sources …

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Mar
4

Event

Sir, We are not Weak: Focus Tour at Scotchtown

Mar 4, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Mar 5, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Mar 11, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Mar 12, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Mar 18, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Mar 19, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Mar 25, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Mar 26, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Join our interpreters for an hour-long focus tour that celebrates the many remarkable women in the Henry household, including mothers, sisters, daughters, both free and enslaved. Regular ticketing and pricing applies. …

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Dec
4

Event

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. $12 per person includes: House tours Costumed interpreters Hot cider Holiday Craft Story Time Warm clothes and comfortable shoes are encouraged. This event is hosted almost entirely outdoors. …

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