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March 2017

REMINDER!! TVHS Talk This Sunday

March 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Jamestown Settlement, 2110 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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TVHS' Spring Lecture Series Continues with Historic Lancaster County talk and trip Sunday, March 12 and Wednesday, April 5   TVHS continues its preview talk and trip format with a lecture on historic Lancaster County at 3p.m., Sunday March 12 at the Jamestown Settlement. The talk will serve as an insightful preview into the sites that will be explored, first-hand, in the upcoming  April trip.

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April 2017

Bus Trip to Lancaster County on April 5

April 5, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The bus trip on Wednesday, April 5, heads to Lancaster County just over the Rappahannock River.  It will include a number of historic sites in the county, founded in 1651. The trip will start at the Mary Ball Washington Museum in historic Lancaster Courthouse with tours of the Lancaster House, the Old Clerk's Office, the Old Court House Site, the Old Jail, and the court House Green. Gorgeous labyrinth and graveyard at St. Mary's Whitechapel The tour will visit beautiful, waterfront area of…

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May 2017

TVHS’ trip to New Kent scheduled for Wednesday, June 7

May 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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TVHS' trip to New Kent scheduled for Wednesday, June 7   On Wednesday, June 7th, TVHS will host a special trip to nearby New Kent County, whose history and illustrious names are an important part of the early history of Tidewater Virginia. The trip will include a lecture outlining the stops on the trip, and their historical significance, by John Crump whose family roots go back to the formation of New Kent County in 1654. The morning will include stops…

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October 2017

The First TVHS Fall Program Lecture: Early American Ecclesiastical Architecture

October 22, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hennage Auditorium, DeWitt-Wallace Museum
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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Free

The Church and State  in Colonial and Revolutionary Tidewater Virginia From the first church at Jamestowne in 1608, the Church of England was the official religion, established by law and supported by taxation.  The churches were the architectural centers of each community.  Until the Revolution, most towns were essentially governed by the Parish Vestry. In the 18th century, Presbyterians, Baptists, and other dissenting religions began to challenge the Church of England's authority and traditional role.  In the Revolutionary period, Virginians brought…

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November 2017

Reminder: The 2nd Lecture in our 3-part series continues

November 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hennage Auditorium, DeWitt-Wallace Museum
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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Please join TVHS on Sunday, November 12 for a continuation of our three-part series: The Church and State  in Colonial and Revolutionary Tidewater Virginia Sunday, November 12, 3:00 p.m.   In the 2nd of 3 lectures in the series, Robert Teagle, education Director and Curator at the Foundation for (King Carter's) Historic Christ Church in Weems, will trace the story of how Tidewater Virginia moved from a royal colony with few dissenters and a well-established Church of England to an independent commonwealth that…

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April 2018

Save the Date: April 10, Trip to Historic Lee Hall in Newport News

April 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Save the Date! Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Trip to Historic Lee Hall in Newport News   More information to follow in the coming weeks. Keep watch for future emails or check online at TV-HS.org    

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October 2018

TVHS ANNOUNCES THE START OF THE FALL LECTURE SERIES

October 7, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Williamsburg Regional Library VA 23185 United States + Google Map
Free

The Fall Lecture series will start on October 7, 2018, with a presentation by Dr. John D Broadwater about his adventures in raising the Monitor and transporting her remains to the Mariners Museum in Newport News.   From 1992-2005 he was the manager of the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary, during which time he directed seven major expeditions to the remains of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor, which lies at a depth of 235 feet, 16 miles off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.…

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SAVE THE DATE: Trip to the Mariners Museum

October 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Save the Date! Trip to Mariners Museum Thursday, October 25 A behind the scenes tour, by John Broadwater, of the Mariners Museum's monumental Monitor exhibit will be the feature of the October 25 TVHS trip.  Following the museum visit, the trip will stop at the New Quarter Park archaeological site where visitors will receive a briefing on the surprising recent discoveries, sponsored by TVHS. Trip will depart from Target (MARQUIS Shopping Center) $45 members; $55 non-members Includes lunch Send checks to TVHS, PO Box…

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May 2019

A RARE JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY by Chris McDaid and Carl Lounsbury

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Williamsburg Regional Library VA 23185 United States + Google Map

A RARE JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY:  Matthew Jones House at Mulberry Island -  Fort  Eustis Custom House, Yorktown Hornsby House Inn, Yorktown   Christopher McDaid, extensive archaeology career with fieldwork in Arizona, Bermuda, North Carolina, and Virginia.  He has been the regional archaeologist for the US Army Installation Management Command, Northeast Region.   Today he is the lead archaeologist for Fort Eustis. Carl Lounsbury, retired, highly respected, Senior Architectural Historian for Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and a longtime William & Mary Adjunct Associate…

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A RARE JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY: BUS TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT AND DETAILS

May 16 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

 A RARE JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY: BUS TOUR Visiting --- Matthew Jones House at Mulberry Island, Fort  Eustis The Custom House, Yorktown and the Hornsby House Inn, Yorktown with Lunch on the Inn pavilion ** See Special Note Below about meal selection Date/Times: May 16, 2019 -- 9:30 am meet the bus at Target parking lot, 200 Marquis Parkway, Williamsburg and Return approximately 3:00 pm Cutoff Date: “First Come,  First Serve”  Deadline May 5th Cost: TVHS Members $45  and Non-Members $55 Sign-up: Make…

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