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FRIENDLY REMINDER!!

A RARE JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY: Matthew Jones House at Mulberry Island –  Fort  Eustis Custom House, Yorktown Hornsby House Inn, Yorktown MAY 5, 2019           Free LECTURE (Open to the Public): Time/Location:  At 2pm Williamsburg Library Theater (515 Scotland Street) Christopher McDaid, extensive archaeology career with field work in Arizona, Bermuda, North Carolina, and Virginia.  …

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TVHS Events Planned for 2019

Revision Date of 11-May-2019 and Subject to Change Because Several of Our Plans Continue as Work-in-Progress February 10, 2019, Mark Summers on “Berkeley, Bacon’s Rebellion and the Birth of the American South” Williamsburg Landing May 5, 2019: Chris McDaid on “Jones House” and Carl Lounsbury on “Kiskiack/ the Lee House”Williamsburg Library Theater (downtown) May 16, 2019: Bus Trip –Tour …

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Just a reminder……

“Berkeley, Bacon’s Rebellion, and the Birth of the American South” Lecture by Mark Summers, Public Historian at Jamestown Rediscovery When:     SUNDAY – February 10, 2019 at 2PM Where:    WILLIAMSBURG LANDING, 5700 Williamsburg Landing Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185 Lecture is FREE and open to Members and the Public

Berkeley, Bacon’s Rebellion, and the Birth of the American South

Lecture summary: This presentation will look at the two terms of Governor Sir William Berkeley. In his first term (1641-1652), Berkeley was a popular noble whose courtly ways and politics shaped Virginia society. In his second term (1660-1677),Berkeley was considered old and unpopular. Events that spiraled out-of-control led to Bacon’s Rebellion in 1676. These political …

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Our Bus Trip to the Mariner’s Museum and New Quarter Park Was a Hit!

Our members expressed many positives about the tour with John Broadwater and the informal conversation at lunch with him.  He is so very knowledgeable and willing to share with everyone. The smiles and conversations at New Quarter Park totally demonstrated the visit was an excellent choice to show everyone what is happening there. Thank you, …

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