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  • Aug 30

    John Marshall House Salon Series: The Color of Justice: The Formation of National Racial Identity

    When: 5:30pm to 8:00pm

    Location:

    The John Marshall House

    818 East Marshall Street 

    Richmond, VA 23219

    Join us for our latest salon, “The Color of Justice: The Formation of National Racial Identity” with two incredible guest speakers, Lauranett Lee, Ph.D., adjunct lecturer and assistant professor at the University of Richmond and Valarie Davis, storyteller, portraying Nanny Prosser,…

  • Sep 13

    13th Annual Naturalization Ceremony

    When: 11:00am to 1:00pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane

    Beaverdam, VA 23015

    Held for the thirteenth consecutive year, the Naturalization Ceremony has become a distinctly patriotic event at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown. It serves as a reminder of the varied makeup of our nation's citizenry which, through natural birth or Naturalization, weaves the cultural patchwork…

  • Sep 23

    Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live!

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse: 583 Atlantic Avenue, Fort Story, Virginia 23459

    Patrick Henry's Scotchtown: 16120 Chiswell Lane, Beaverdam, Virginia 23015

    John Marshall House: 818 East Marshall Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219

    Bacon's Castle: 465 Bacon's Castle Trail, Surry, Virginia 23883

    Smith's Fort: 217 Smith Fort Lane, Surry, Virginia 23883

    Preservation Virginia’s museums are participating in Smithsonian Museum Day Live! In the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open…

  • Oct 6

    Virginia Preservation Conference

    When: 8:00am to 6:00pm

    Location:

    Union Train Station

    103 River Street

    Petersburg, Virginia 23803

    Preservation Virginia will be hosting its 32nd Annual Virginia Preservation Conference Friday, October 6 at Union Train Station in Petersburg. Each year, the conference brings together architects, builders, preservationists, government leaders, developers, lawyers, local planning officials and everyday citizens from across the Commonwealth to delve…

  • Oct 14

    American Wars: Revolutionary and Civil War Encampments

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane

    Beaverdam, VA 23015

    The First Virginia Regiment is setting up encampments all weekend! Bring the family to compare and contrast military life in the 18th and 19th centuries. 

    Activities for the day are included with your general admission ticket.

  • Nov 4

    Treachery and Treason with Agecroft Hall

    When: 4:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location:

    Agecroft Hall 

    4305 Sulgrave Road

    Richmond, Virginia 23221

    &

    The John Marshall House 

    818 East Marshall St.

    Richmond, VA 23219

    Recount the Aaron Burr Treason Trial and the treachery of Guy Fawkes with special tours of Agecroft Hall and the John Marshall House. 

    Advanced registration and payment is required. Stay tuned, more info on the way! 

  • Nov 5

    Guy Fawkes Day

    When: 12:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location:

    Bacon’s Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    Warm up on Guy Fawkes Day with a special tour and activites including a traditional bonfire and evening chant. 

  • Dec 9

    Colonial Christmas

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane

    Beaverdam, VA 23015

    Our annual holiday celebrations include two days of merriment!

    Patrick Henry's Scotchtown is decorated for the holidays courtesy of the Ashland Garden Club. Join us for festive tours, colonial dancing, and delicious treats including Martha Washington cake, gingerbread cookies, and hot cider.

    Boxwood Wreath Workshop:…

  • Dec 10

    Court End Christmas

    When: 12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location:

    The John Marshall House

    818 East Marshall Street 

    Richmond, VA 23219

    Enjoy FREE admission to The John Marshall House and participate, once again in Richmond's longest running Christmas Open House tradition.

    Holiday Shopping for unique gifts, festive tours, hot mulled cider, and holiday treats with period recipe cards are ongoing throughout the day.