The Powhatan Village of Kiskiak

Tidewater Virginia Historical Society welcomes Dr. Martin Gallivan to discuss his recent research on the Powhatan town of Kiskiak, located in what is now Yorktown Naval Weapons Station, and the history of human-environmental relations recorded in shell middens at the site. Dr. Gallivan, College of William and Mary Anthropology Department’s Chair and professor, specializes in Archaeology and American Indians …

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Travel with us to historic “Southside” Virginia

Join Tidewater Virginia Historical Society for a private tour of this unique and historic area in the early history of Tidewater Virginia led by Carl Lounsbury, retired Senior Architectural Historian at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Adjunct Professor of Architectural History at William & Mary, and author. Stops will highlight St. Luke’s Church * Windsor Castle Manor * 1750 Isle …

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Happy New Year 2020

   As we begin the new year, we would like to remind you that January is the month to renew your TVHS membership.  Categories of membership are:             $25 ~ Student/Teacher                                   $100 ~ Century             $40 ~ Individual                                             $250 ~ Sponsor             $60 ~ Family                                                  $500 ~ Life Member Please make your check payable to: TVHS – include name/phone number/address Mail to:  TVHS, …

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We had a wonderful meeting and presentation on the history of the James River at the Williamsburg Library on Sunday, October 13. Our attendance was very good, especially considering we were competing with several events for parking and an audience.  Thank you to Sharon Short for coordinating the excellent speaker, William (Bill) Fox and his …


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