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Great Tour at Historic Jamestowne

  Close to 70 of our members enjoyed a beautiful day at Historic Jamestowne, birthplace of America.   Special thanks to Dr. James Horn, President of Jamestowne Rediscovery Foundation and Dr. William Kelso, Director of Archaeology, Jamestowne Rediscovery for their presentations. Also to Mark Summer for the tour of the Archaearium and Willie Balderson, in character as …

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Private Tour at Historic Jamestowne

Private Tour at Historic Jamestowne On Tuesday, March 29, TVHS  with Historic Jamestowne for an exclusive look into recent discoveries.  Archeologist Dr. William Kelso, renowned for his discovery of James Fort in 1994, will take TVHS guests on a private look into the identification of four 1608 Church graves. The tour will also include a special presentation …

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Highlights of Public Archaeology at New Quarter Park

HIGHLIGHTS OF ARCHAEOLOGY FINDS FROM NEW QUARTER PARK Lecture and Film Sunday, March 13 Archeologists Dave Brown and Thane Harpole join TVHS this Spring to talk and share film highlighting some of the discoveries at the New Quarter Park dig site.  Dave and Thane, Fairfield Foundation Archeologists, have been making major archeological finds throughout the Tidewater area. TVHS has …

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Historic Plantations Tour

Following the lecture on October 25, TVHS will host a day bus trip visiting both Berkeley and Shirley Plantations. Included will be a private behind the scenes glimpse of the daily life of the historic figures who occupied these great mansions, as well as the great rooms and gardens they occupied. The trip leaving 9:30 …

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The Civil War Impact on Tidewater Virginia

John V. Quarstein is an award winning historian, preservationist, and author. John has served as the director of the Virginia War Museum since 1978. In addition to these duties, he oversees the management of the City of Newport News’ historic properties including Endview Plantation, Lee Hall Mansion, Young’s Mill, and the Newsome House as well as serving as the historical advisor for the Mariners’ …

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Coming Soon ~ Tour of Historic Northern Neck

Please join us on March 26 for a tour of seldom seen historic sites in the Northern Neck. Guest lecturer and tour guide, Ed White, will help us explore and understand these sites and their historic importance. Look for more information on February 15, 2015.  Visit pnnmp.com for more information.

TVHS VISITS MIDDLESEX COUNTY

                          TVHS visits Middlesex County Keeping its plan to take members to lesser visited areas and homes not usually open to the public, some 50 TVHS members traveled to by bus to nearby Middlesex County on Friday, May 9. The visit included stops …

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