Historic Sites: Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

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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Jun
8

Event

Textile Day/International Knit in Public Day

Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

Jun 8, 2019

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

Meet our four sheep and talk with Debbie, our “Sheep Lady,” who takes care of them. Discuss natural dyes with the Master Gardeners who are rejuvenating Scotchtown’s formal and kitchen gardens. Watch as expert spinners and weavers take you through the steps needed to create cloth in the 18th century. Try your own hand at …

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Mar
30

Event

Joint Paranormal Investigation with Transcend Paranormal and Hanover Tavern

Mar 30, 2019

7:00 pm – 2:00 am

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

Hanover Tavern
13181 Hanover Courthouse Road
Hanover, VA 23069

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, RVA Paranormal, and Dennis Estlock as they delve into the paranormal once more at two beautiful historic locations. They are once again pairing up with Preservation Virginia, Patrick Henry’s …

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Sep
28

Event

Scotchtown Historical Craft Workshops

Sep 28, 2019

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Nov 2, 2019

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

Spend some time at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown learning a historical craft. This year, we will offer a series of six workshops for adults that will vary from hearth cooking to textiles, paper and more. Come and try your hand at a craft and take home your finished masterpiece or new skill! Check out the remaining schedule …

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Mar
23

Event

“Sir, We Are Not Weak” – Women of the Patrick Henry Household

Patrick Henry

Mar 23, 2019

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

114 College Ave
Ashland, VA 23005

Celebrate Women’s History Month with Preservation Virginia and the Randolph-Macon College History Department. We are hosting “Sir, We Are Not Weak – Women of the Patrick Henry Household,” a panel discussion on the women in Patrick Henry’s life during his residence at Scotchtown on March 23 in the SunTrust Theater (Brock Commons—center of campus) at …

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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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