Our Work: Untold Stories

Mar
10

Event

Bricks and Bones: Archaeological Discoveries in the Bacon’s Castle Hinterlands

Mar 10, 2021

12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Join Matthew R. Laird, Ph.D., Partner and Senior Researcher with the James River Institute for Archaeology, Inc., for the first public discussion of the 2018 excavations at the “Stith’s” property near Bacon’s Castle in Surry County. The property belonged to the Allen family of Bacon’s Castle in the 18th and 19th centuries, and the findings—including …

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Mar
23

Event

“Don’t Forget the Ladies”: The Women in John Marshall’s Life

Mar 23, 2021

12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

In 1824, Chief Justice John Marshall commented that the “national character…depends more on the female part of society than is generally imagined.” While hardly a feminist by modern standards, John Marshall held a great admiration for the many strong and intelligent women that surrounded him throughout his life. This Women’s History Month virtual focus tour …

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Apr
14

Event

Archaeological Discoveries at Scotchtown-Webinar

Apr 14, 2021

12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Join Dr. Elizabeth A. Fisher, the Shelton H. Short III Professor in the Liberal Arts and Professor of Classics and Archaeology at Randolph-Macon College, Lea Lane, Preservation Virginia’s Curator of Collections, and Dawn Burnett, Site Coordinator at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown for a lively discussion of the past and current archaeological investigations at Scotchtown. Dr. Elizabeth  …

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Mar
26

Event

“18th Century Tidewater Architecture at Smith’s Fort” Special Walking Tours- March Only!

Mar 26, 2021

11:00 am — 12:00 pm

1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

Mar 27, 2021

11:00 am — 12:00 pm

1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

Mar 28, 2021

1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

3:00 pm — 4:00 pm

“18th Century Tidewater Architecture at Smith’s Fort” Special Walking Tours- March Only!  Friday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. We are thrilled to offer guided walking tours of Smith’s Fort in March of 2021! Join our Smith’s Fort guides for a walking tour on Friday, Saturday and …

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Mar
19

Event

“18th Century Tidewater Architecture at Smith’s Fort” Special Walking Tours- March Only!

Mar 19, 2021

11:00 am — 12:00 pm

1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

Mar 20, 2021

11:00 am — 12:00 pm

1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

Mar 21, 2021

1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

3:00 pm — 4:00 pm

“18th Century Tidewater Architecture at Smith’s Fort” Special Walking Tours- March Only!  Friday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. We are thrilled to offer guided walking tours of Smith’s Fort in March of 2021! Join our Smith’s Fort guides for a walking tour on Friday, Saturday and …

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Mar
12

Event

“18th Century Tidewater Architecture at Smith’s Fort” Special Walking Tours- March Only!

Mar 12, 2021

11:00 am — 12:00 pm

1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

Mar 13, 2021

11:00 am — 12:00 pm

1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

Mar 14, 2021

11:00 am — 12:00 pm

1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

“18th Century Tidewater Architecture at Smith’s Fort” Special Walking Tours- March Only!  11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. We are thrilled to offer guided walking tours of Smith’s Fort in March of 2021! Join our Smith’s Fort guides for a walking tour on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in March to hear more about the history and …

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Mar
5

Event

“18th Century Tidewater Architecture at Smith’s Fort” Special Walking Tours- March Only!

Mar 5, 2021

11:00 am — 12:00 pm

1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

Mar 6, 2021

11:00 am — 12:00 pm

1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

Mar 7, 2021

11:00 am — 12:00 pm

1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

“18th Century Tidewater Architecture at Smith’s Fort” Special Walking Tours- March Only!  11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. We are thrilled to offer guided walking tours of Smith’s Fort in March of 2021! Join our Smith’s Fort guides for a walking tour on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in March to hear more about the history and …

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Mar
26

Event

“African American History at Bacon’s Castle” Special Exterior Walking Tour

Mar 26, 2021

11:00 am — 11:45 am

12:00 pm — 12:45 pm

2:00 pm — 2:45 pm

3:00 pm — 3:45 pm

Mar 27, 2021

11:00 am — 11:45 am

12:00 pm — 12:45 pm

2:00 pm — 3:45 pm

3:00 pm — 4:45 pm

Mar 28, 2021

12:00 pm — 12:45 pm

1:00 pm — 1:45 pm

2:00 pm — 2:45 pm

3:00 pm — 3:45 pm

“African American History at Bacon’s Castle” Special Exterior Walking Tour offered at 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and every hour from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday We are thrilled to offer guided exterior walking tours of Bacon’s Castle in March of 2021! Join our Bacon’s …

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