Hear Ye Hear Ye
All those wishing passage to Middle Plantation
Commonwealth of Virginia
Step forward & make payment.
Disembarkation: Southampton on the Ship Deliverance, pier 5 On this Twentieth day of February
in the year of our Lord, twenty hundred and twenty
Blessing & Music prior to sailing
Bruton Parish Church – 201 Duke of Gloucester
Promptly assemble at church by 4 of the clock Post Meridiem
Boarding Pass issued only
by the Ship’s Purser (TVHS Treasurer)
Half past the hour of 4 of the clock Post Meridiem
Disembark at Bruton Parish Hall – 331 Duke of Gloucester
End of evening at 6 of the clock Post Meridiem
(Parking allowed on Duke of Gloucester near church)
Period costumes encouraged, but NOT required
February 20, 2020
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The Tidewater Virginia Historical Society (TVHS) Board of Directors
cordially invite you to participate in a fun evening of 17th & 18th-century history, a Blessing, organ recital, first-person interpreters, English Country Dancing, a Balladeer, and 17th & 18th-century refreshments.
Imagine you just read a Broadside (such as above) seeking adventurers to sail to the New World, Middle Plantation, Virginia. Are you going to risk your savings and home to cross the Atlantic Ocean on the Ship Deliverance?
Your evening Experience begins before your ship departs. At Bruton Parish Church (4:00 pm) you will meet the Ship’s Captain, receive a brief blessing, and enjoy a recital on the new Dobson Organ played by renowned organist Rebecca Davy.
From church, your Journey continues as you walk down Duke of Gloucester, as if you have just disembarked from your long voyage and you are glad you made it.
As you enter Bruton Parish Hall pretend you have Disembarked at Middle Plantation. Meet the Ship’s Captain, the Preacher’s Wife, and first-person interpreters. Join the English Country Dancing and enjoy the Balladeer 17th & 18th-century savories and sweets will be offered with assorted beverages
To book passage you will pay in advance (RSVP before Feb 5th)
Your Ship’s Boarding Pass is required for entry.
Boarding Pass will be sent via courier (email, otherwise USPS)
Make check payable to: TVHS – include name/phone/email/address
Mail to: TVHS, P.O. Box 427, Williamsburg, VA 23187
Payment: $23.00 for TVHS Members
$30.00 for Bruton Guides, Genealogy Societies
(DAR, SAR, Colonial Dames, other Genealogy Societies)
$35.00 for Guests
Address Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
I understand that the Boarding Pass will be forthcoming by courier (email or USPS).
Non-TVHS members will be accommodated on a space-available basis.
Bon Voyage (Period costumes encouraged, but NOT required)