Upcoming Events

Jun
27

Tobacco Barn History Program

Tobacco Barn restored during the Tobacco Barn Restoration Project

Tobacco Barn restored during the Tobacco Barn Restoration Project

Jun 27, 2019

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Danville Train Station
677 Craghead Street
Danville, VA 24541

Join Preservation Virginia and History United for a free Tobacco Barn History Program featuring a screening of Down in the Old Belt: Voices from the Tobacco South, a film created by Jim Crawford in 2005 and funded by Virginia Humanities. The film is based on interviews and oral histories of tobacco farming families and traces …

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Jun
28

Classical Richmond Furniture: Early American History & Craftsmanship in Virginia’s Capital

Jun 28, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

John Marshall House
818 E. Marshall St.
Richmond, VA 23219

Visit the John Marshall House March 1 – June 30 to view our latest exhibit, “Classical Richmond Furniture: Early American History & Craftsmanship in Virginia’s Capital,” curated by Michael Phillips, private collector of early American furnishings. Several classical Richmond furnishings from the collections of Phillips and other private collectors and historic homes will be exhibited …

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Jul
4

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit to Build a Lighthouse

Jul 4, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cape Henry Lighthouse
583 Atlantic Avenue
Fort Story, Virginia 23459

A lighthouse at Cape Henry was necessary long before one was actually built. The Chesapeake Bay is the northern most point of the Grave Yard of the Atlantic and dangerous to navigate. During the colonial period, merchants and sailors were fearful to travel the bay during the night or storms. In order for our iconic …

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Jul
13

Scotchtown Historical Craft Workshops

Jul 13, 2019

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Aug 17, 2019

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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 full schedule …

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