Historic Sites: Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

Oct
2

Event

Scotchtown 300+ Anniversary and Fall Festival

Oct 2, 2021

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

16120 Chiswell Ln
Beaverdam, VA 23015

Mark your calendars! Coming this fall, Saturday October 2nd, Hanover County and Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown are partnering to host a 300th Anniversary Commemoration and Fall Festival. Mark your calendars! Coming this fall, Saturday October 2nd, Hanover County and Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown are partnering to host a 300th Anniversary Commemoration and Fall Festival. Noted historian and …

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Jul
28

Event

Online Program- Going to the Source: How Historic Documents Reveal Life at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown and Red Hill

Jul 28, 2021

12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown and Patrick Henry’s Red Hill are teaming up to take a closer look at primary source documentation for the time periods when Mr. Henry was living in these two locations. What stories do these surviving documents tell us about his life, family and the enslaved who lived at Scotchtown and Red Hill? Guest …

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Jul
24

Event

Paranormal Investigation at Scotchtown

Jul 24, 2021

6:00 pm — 9:00 pm

SOLD OUT Two locations. One incredible experience. Transcend Paranormal & RTL Paranormal are teaming up to investigate claims of strange happenings at not one, but two historical locations: Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown and Hanover Tavern. On July 24th, you’ll have the opportunity to investigate 6 buildings – all in one night. 100% of the proceeds for this …

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Jul
10

Event

The Dragoons at Scotchtown

Jul 10, 2021

10:00 am — 3:00 pm

Come to Scotchtown and meet some of Washington’s cavalry with the 1st Regiment of Dragoons Revolutionary War group.  The mornings activities will include mounted formation riding and drilling practices and the afternoon will feature time with the interpreters as they introduce their horses, discuss tack and the history of the Dragoons. Walk ins are welcome …

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Jun
20

Event

Father’s Day at Scotchtown

Jun 20, 2021

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16120 Chiswell Ln
Beaverdam, VA
23015

This Father’s Day bring your father to Scotchtown for a unique tour that celebrates Patrick Henry, the father of 17! Our guides will share stories of Mr. Henry, not only as the Orator we have come to know, but as the family man who would play his violin and dance in the parlor! Tickets: https://preservationvirginia.org/tickets/patrick-henrys-scotchtown …

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Jun
5

Event

Tail Wagging Tours at Scotchtown

Jun 5, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Jun 12, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Jun 19, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Jun 26, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

Scotchtown
16120 Chiswell Ln
Beaverdam, VA 23015

Scotchtown is excited to partner with the Hanover Humane Society for “Tail Wagging Tours” every Saturday at 10 a.m. in June! Bring your well-behaved and leashed pet for a special outdoor tour of Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown. Pets must be up to date on all shots and owners are responsible for cleaning up after them. Sign …

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May
1

Event

Attic to Cellar Tours

May 1, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 7, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 8, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 14, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 15, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 21, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 22, 2021

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 28, 2021

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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May
29

Event

Gunpowder Plot of 1775 and the Hanover Militia Muster

May 29, 2021

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

Scotchtown
16120 Chiswell Ln
Beaverdam, VA 23015

Family friendly outdoor living history event. Explore 18th century historic food-ways, fashion, music, encampment, drills, and the firings of muskets. In April of 1775 Royal Governor Lord Dunmore stole a portion of the gunpowder supply of the colony of Virginia from the magazine at Williamsburg. On May 2, Patrick Henry led 60 mounted volunteers, known …

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Apr
3

Event

Family Fiber Days at Scotchtown, Day 1

Apr 3, 2021

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

Scotchtown
16120 Chiswell Ln, Beaverdam, VA 23015

Bring your family and join us as we celebrate spring and the shearing of the sheep at Scotchtown! Sheep shearer Dave from Delly’s Delights Farms and our very own Sheep Lady Debbie will be here from 11am to 3pm to answer all your questions about our sheep, the process of shearing and the important role …

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