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September 2016

Talk on the Life and Times of Robert Carter III

September 25, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Jamestown Settlement + Google Map

The fall season for TVHS will begin on September 25th at Jamestown Settlement where Robert Teagle, Education Director and Curator at Historic Christ Church, will discuss the life and times of one of the most fascinating men of the turbulent and decisive 18th Century, Robert C Carter, III.

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October 2016

Mark Your Calendar: “The Eastern Shore” Presentation on 09-October

October 9, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Williamsburg Regional Library VA 23185 United States + Google Map

Our next presentation will be about the "Eastern Shore" on 09-October at the Williamsburg Regional Library.  More details will be published.   This is the presentation and discussion in advance of the Bus Tour of the Eastern Shore scheduled for 18-October.

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Save the Date! Fall Trip to Historic Eastern Shore, October 18

October 18, 2016

Save the Date! Fall Trip to Historic Eastern Shore Tuesday, October 18, 2016   Mark your calendars for TVHS' upcoming fall bus trip to the Historic Eastern Shore planned for Tuesday, October 18.  The trip will visit the Eastville Green and Courthouse-home of the oldest court records in America, The Barrier Island Museum, a rarely visited plantation home, the Cape Charles Museum, and will include lunch at an ancient Inn

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February 2017

REMINDER — TVHS Talk by Dr. Carl Lounsbury this Sunday

February 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bruton Heights Lane Auditorium, 301 First Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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TVHS will kick off its spring programming with a talk by renowned architectural historian, Dr. Carl Lounsbury on Sunday, February 12, at 3p.m. in the Colonial Williamsburg Bruton Heights Lane Auditorium at 301 First Street. Please make careful note of the location because we do not often meet there!

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March 2017

Preview of Bus Trip and Talk about Historic Lancaster County

March 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Jamestown Settlement, 2110 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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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 Bus Trip.

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REMINDER!! TVHS Talk This Sunday

March 12 @ 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 @ 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 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
VA United States + Google Map

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 @ 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 @ 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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