Upcoming Events

Jun
8

Textile Day

Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

Jun 8, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Patrick Henry's Scotchtown
16120 Chiswell Ln
Beaverdam, VA 23015

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Jun
15

War of 1812 Commemoration

War of 1812

Jun 15, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cape Henry Lighthouse
583 Atlantic Avenue
Fort Story, Virginia 23459

Spend time at Cape Henry Lighthouse on June 15 taking a deep dive into the history of the War of 1812, also known as “The Forgotten War.” You’ll have a chance to engage with our historic interpreters on the events of the War of 1812 and learn about what occurred after the arrival of British …

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Jun
16

Father’s Day Sundae Sunday

Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

Jun 16, 2019

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Patrick Henry's Scotchtown
16120 Chiswell Ln
Beaverdam, VA 23015

Come out to Scotchtown and take a tour of the home of Patrick Henry, father of 17 children, more than 70 grandchildren and almost 700 great-grandchildren! Enjoy an ice cream sundae following your tour. …

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Jun
22

Bacon’s Castle Descendants Day

Jun 22, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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

Bacon’s Castle Descendants Day returns June 22, 2019! Gather with descendants of Bacon’s Castle for a day of genealogy, oral history and exclusive tours. Genealogists from the Library of Virginia will be present throughout the day for one-on-one sessions with descendants. Guest speakers include Peighton Young, an African American descendants researcher, and Rebekah Planto, PhD …

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