Upcoming Events

Jan
23

2019 Legislative Reception

Jan 23, 2019

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Hilton Downtown Richmond
501 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219

You can ensure that legislators know Virginians care about historic places. Preservation Virginia will host the 2019 Legislative Reception at Hilton Richmond Downtown. Each year, we gather in Richmond with leaders from the General Assembly and the Administration to highlight the benefits of historic preservation. The event is free, but registration is required in advance. …

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Feb
10

Romance at the Castle

Romance at the Castle

Feb 10, 2019

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Bacon's Castle
465 Bacons Castle Trail
Surry, VA 23883

Experience four centuries of romance at Bacon’s Castle! Begin your evening with wine tastings from Hampton Roads Winery, paired with regional and historic food recipes inspired by 18th century cookbooks. Get an up-close look at Bacon’s Castle’s 1834 love poem etched for eternity in a window pane! Take a special, one night only “Romance” tour of …

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Mar
19

African American Historic Resources Symposium

African American Historic Resources

Mar 19, 2019

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center
233 4th Street Northwest
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Join Preservation Virginia as we bring together the Virginia Rosenwald School Network and other advocacy groups for an in-depth look at the state of Virginia’s historic African American resources. Expanding on our annual Rosenwald School Network Meeting, we have partnered with the African American Cultural Resources (AACR) Task Force, organized by Virginia Humanities, to unite these groups …

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Mar
29

Operation Jedburgh Special Forces of WWII Re-Enactment

Bacon's Castle

Mar 29, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Mar 30, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Mar 31, 2019

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bacon's Castle
465 Bacons Castle Trail
Surry, VA 23883

Bacon’s Castle will be transformed from a historic Virginia plantation into the British manor home, Milton Hall in 1943 when it was in use as a training location for French BCRA, British SOE troops and American OSS soldiers in what would be known as Operation Jedburgh. Visitors will be able to tour the Castle and …

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