Upcoming Events


Willis Augustus Hodges Dune Talks

Feb 12, 2023

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Join Cape Henry Lighthouse on February 12th, 2023 in recognizing the birthday of Willis Augustus Hodges (1815-1890). A noted abolitionist, Hodges served as Cape Henry’s only African American lighthouse keeper in 1870! Dive deeper into the history and significance of Hodges’ service both at Cape Henry Lighthouse, as well as an anti-slavery activist, newspaper editor, …

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Preservation Academy 2023 Webinar 2: Sharing History with Historical Markers and How to Start a Local Marker Program

Feb 15, 2023

12:00 pm — 1:15 pm

Designed to educate the public and to spark further interest in Virginia’s history, Virginia’s historical highway marker program- the oldest such program in the nation- has installed more than 2,500 markers to highlight people, places, and events of regional, statewide, and national significance. The popularity of highway markers is encouraging more Virginia localities to create …

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Landmark Ladies: Women and the Supreme Court Virtual Program

Feb 21, 2023

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Which legal precedents once limited women’s equality and treatment under the law, from Chief Justice John Marshall’s lifetime in the Early Republic to present? What journey has taken place in the United States to progress women’s access to and equality within the male-dominated legal sphere, and what progress is still left to accomplish? Join Preservation …

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Spirits of Court End Tour with Haunts of Richmond

Feb 25, 2023

7:00 pm — 9:00 pm

Join the John Marshall House and Haunts of Richmond as we guide you through the fascinating haunts of Court End. Hear tales of the mysterious, tragic and spine-chilling things that have led to numerous reports of paranormal activity in this historic neighborhood. Your visit will include a 30-minute guided haunted history tour of the 1790 …

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