Upcoming Events

Oct
12

Historic Haunt Night

Oct 12, 2019

7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Oct 26, 2019

7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

465 Bacons Castle Trail, Surry, VA 23883

Do you watch ghost investigation television shows or collect ghost storybooks? Have you ever experienced something unexplained? If you’re a fan of paranormal activity, Historic Haunt Night is the event for you! This is an opportunity to explore your curiosity into the unknown with the Center for Paranormal Research and Investigation. Many stories and accounts have been …

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Oct
26

Behind-the-Scenes Historic Haunt Night Experience

Oct 26, 2019

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

Are you looking for a more in-depth experience in paranormal research? Sign up for our exclusive, one night only tour with Robert “Brad” Bradley, Research Coordinator for the Center for Paranormal Research and Investigation (CPRI). Learn about the equipment and methods behind CPRI’s science-based research from Brad and the CPRI crew who have been leading …

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Oct
26

Revolutionary War Encampment

Oct 26, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

16120 Chiswell Ln, Beaverdam, VA 23015

Join the militia in drills; stop in the kitchen to see what the cook is making for the hungry soldiers; consult the surgeon on the latest treatments for what ails you. Swing by the house and meet the occupants of Scotchtown after Patrick Henry and his family have moved to the Governor’s Palace in Williamsburg. …

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Nov
1

Native American Heritage Month at Cape Henry Lighthouse

Native American Heritage Month

Nov 1, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cape Henry Lighthouse
583 Atlantic Avenue
Fort Story, Virginia 23459

Prior to the English arrival at Cape Henry in 1607, there were at least two Chesapeake Bay towns surrounded by wooden walls (palisades) and populated by Native Americans. The main towns were Chesepioc (at modern Great Neck) and Skicoak (on the modern Elizabeth River). The Chesapeake tribe was conquered by the Powhatan in 1607. Their …

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