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HEAR YE! HEAR YE! SPECIAL EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 

Hear Ye Hear Ye

All those wishing passage to Middle Plantation

Commonwealth of Virginia

Step forward & make payment.

Disembarkation:  Southampton on the Ship Deliverance, pier 5

On this Twentieth day of February

in the year of our Lord, twenty hundred and twenty

 

 

Blessing & Music prior to sailing

Bruton Parish Church – 201 Duke of Gloucester

Promptly assemble at church by 4 of the clock Post Meridiem

Boarding Pass issued only

by the Ship’s Purser (TVHS Treasurer)

Half pass the hour of 4 of the clock Post Meridiem

Disembark at Bruton Parish Hall – 331 Duke of Gloucester

End of evening at 6 of the clock Post Meridiem

(Parking allowed on Duke of Gloucester near church)

Period costumes encouraged, but NOT required

 February 20, 2020      

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The Tidewater Virginia Historical Society (TVHS) Board of Directors

cordially invite you to participate in a fun evening of 17th & 18th-century history,

a Blessing, organ recital, first-person interpreters, English Country

Dancing, a Balladeer, and 17th & 18th-century refreshments.

 

Imagine you just read a Broadside (such as above) seeking adventurers to sail to the New World, Middle Plantation, Virginia.  Are you going to risk your savings and home to cross the Atlantic Ocean on the Ship Deliverance?

Your evening Experience begins before your ship departs.  At Bruton Parish Church (4:00 pm) you will meet the Ship’s Captain, receive a brief blessing, and enjoy a recital on the new Dobson Organ played by renowned organist Rebecca Davy.

From church, your Journey continues as you walk down Duke of Gloucester, as if you have just disembarked from your long voyage and you are glad you made it.

As you enter Bruton Parish Hall pretend you have Disembarked at Middle Plantation.  Meet the Ship’s Captain, the Preacher’s Wife, and first-person interpreters.  Join the English Country Dancing and enjoy the Balladeer 17th & 18th-century savories and sweets will be offered with assorted beverages

To book passage you will pay in advance (RSVP before Feb 5th)

Your Ship’s Boarding Pass is required for entry.

Boarding Pass will be sent via courier (email, otherwise USPS)

 

Make check payable to:  TVHS – include name/phone/email/address

Mail to:   TVHS, P.O. Box 427, Williamsburg, VA 23187

Payment:   $23.00 for TVHS Members

$30.00 for Bruton Guides, Genealogy Societies

(DAR, SAR, Colonial Dames, other Genealogy Societies)

$35.00 for Guests

 Address Questions: short43543@gmail.com

 I understand that the Boarding Pass will be forthcoming by courier (email or USPS).

Non-TVHS members will be accommodated on space-available basis.

Bon Voyage

(Period costumes encouraged, but NOT required)

Details

Date:
February 20
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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