Upcoming Events

Apr
22

John Marshall at Home Virtual Tour

Apr 22, 2021

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Join us for a 60-minute interactive virtual visit to the John Marshall House, with one of our Museum Educators. Our signature tour explores the life of John Marshall in early 19th century Richmond as a husband, father, lawyer, enslaver, quoits and Madeira enthusiast, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. $10/connection; free for PV members …

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Apr
24

Family Fiber Days at Scotchtown, Day 4

Apr 24, 2021

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

Scotchtown
16120 Chiswell Ln, Beaverdam, VA 23015

Members from Clotho’s Handspinners guild, an educational non-profit organization located in Richmond, Virginia whose mission is to educate and support those who spin fiber into yarn will be on site demonstrating spinning and knitting.  Bring your own current project or buy one of our gift shop beginners knitting or crochet kits and learn a new skill! We will …

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Apr
27

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

Apr 27, 2021

4:00 pm — 5:00 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 virtual focus tour will explore the …

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Apr
29

Historic Preservation and Environmental Justice Webinar

Apr 29, 2021

12:00 pm — 1:15 pm

Because of where they live, income discrepancies, and limited access to resources, economically disadvantaged communities repeatedly face the greatest health risks from environmental disasters. Environmental justice― the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to environmental laws, regulations, and policies―strives to change unfair practices …

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