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Highlights of Public Archaeology at New Quarter Park

HIGHLIGHTS OF ARCHAEOLOGY FINDS FROM NEW QUARTER PARK Lecture and Film Sunday, March 13 Archeologists Dave Brown and Thane Harpole join TVHS this Spring to talk and share film highlighting some of the discoveries at the New Quarter Park dig site.  Dave and Thane, Fairfield Foundation Archeologists, have been making major archeological finds throughout the Tidewater area. TVHS has …

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Historic Plantations Tour

Following the lecture on October 25, TVHS will host a day bus trip visiting both Berkeley and Shirley Plantations. Included will be a private behind the scenes glimpse of the daily life of the historic figures who occupied these great mansions, as well as the great rooms and gardens they occupied. The trip leaving 9:30 …

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The Civil War Impact on Tidewater Virginia

John V. Quarstein is an award winning historian, preservationist, and author. John has served as the director of the Virginia War Museum since 1978. In addition to these duties, he oversees the management of the City of Newport News’ historic properties including Endview Plantation, Lee Hall Mansion, Young’s Mill, and the Newsome House as well as serving as the historical advisor for the Mariners’ …

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Coming Soon ~ Tour of Historic Northern Neck

Please join us on March 26 for a tour of seldom seen historic sites in the Northern Neck. Guest lecturer and tour guide, Ed White, will help us explore and understand these sites and their historic importance. Look for more information on February 15, 2015.  Visit pnnmp.com for more information.

TVHS Spring Lecture Series

Guest lecturer, Ed White, University of Virginia law graduate, and former State Assistant Attorney General joins us to enlighten us about Virginia’s Northern Neck. Virginia’s Northern Neck is the birthplace of George Washington and Robert E Lee, home to Francis Lightfoot Lee and Richard Henry Lee, and the site of such icons of early colonial architecture as Mount …

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TVHS VISITS MIDDLESEX COUNTY

                          TVHS visits Middlesex County Keeping its plan to take members to lesser visited areas and homes not usually open to the public, some 50 TVHS members traveled to by bus to nearby Middlesex County on Friday, May 9. The visit included stops …

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