Upcoming Events

May
23

Pints for Preservation: Pleasure House Brewing Trivia

May 23, 2022

7:00 pm — 9:00 pm

Enjoy a Beer. Preserve the Lighthouse! Join us at Pleasure House Brewing at 2032 Pleasure House Rd in Virginia Beach for trivia! $1 from every purchase of Holden-Thrice German Wheat will be donated to Cape Henry Lighthouse preservation efforts. Cape Henry Lighthouse Staff will be on-site selling commemorative pint glasses so come say hi! Play trivia for …

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May
25

The Legal Legacies of John Marshall

May 25, 2022

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Chief Justice John Marshall served 34-years on the U.S. Supreme Court (1801-1835) and during his illustrious tenure in America’s Early Republic, Marshall asserted the power and authority of the federal judiciary. Marshall developed his legal legacy through his vast precedent-setting, including the concept of judicial review shaped during Marbury v. Madison (1803). Not all of …

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May
6

Attic to Cellar Tour at Scotchtown

May 6, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 7, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 13, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 14, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 20, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 21, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 27, 2022

10:00 am — 11:00 am

May 28, 2022

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
28

Gaskins Virginia Continental Battalion of 1781 – Encampment at Scotchtown

May 28, 2022

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

16120 Chiswell Ln
Beaverdam, VA 23015

It’s 1781 and the fight for Independence continues. Bring your family out and visit the Gaskins Virginia Continental Battalion’s encampment at Scotchtown. Learn how the Continental army fed, clothed, and trained themselves in these last years of the war. Numerous reenactors will be on hand to discuss their encampment, perform drilling and training exercises, demonstrate …

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