TVHS Events Planned for 2019

Effective 11-February-2019 and Subject to Change Because Several are 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 of Jones House on Joint Base Langley – Eustis Lunch at … Read More

TVHSTVHS Events Planned for 2019

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

TVHSJust a reminder……

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 and social events evolved into … Read More

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

Mark Your Calendar — TVHS KICKOFF for 2019

Tidewater Virginia Historical Society (TVHS) KICKOFF for 2019 “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 2:00pm Where:    WILLIAMSBURG LANDING                    5700 Williamsburg Landing Drive                   … Read More

TVHSMark Your Calendar — TVHS KICKOFF for 2019

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, Joe and Carl, for your … Read More

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

October 16 is the LAST DAY TO REGISTER for the BUS TOUR

Any questions, on the October 25th Trip to the Mariner’s Museum and the New Quarter Park archaeological site, may be sent to Sharon Short at short43543@gmail.com or call 703-628-3851. Bus Trip to Mariners Museum Thursday, October 25 A behind-the-scenes tour, by John Broadwater, of the Mariners Museum’s monumental Monitor exhibit will be the feature of the October 25 TVHS trip.  Following the museum visit, … Read More

TVHSOctober 16 is the LAST DAY TO REGISTER for the BUS TOUR

TVHS Fall Season Kicks Off on October 7

Maritime Archaeologist to Speak  Sunday, October 7 Williamsburg Regional Library   The story of the recovery of the Monitor and earlier Yorktown shipwrecks from the 18th century will be presented by nationally renowned maritime archaeologist John Broadwater on Sunday, October 7 at 3 p.m. at the Williamsburg Regional Library, kicking off the 2018 TVHS season. The talk will include insights on Broadwater’s efforts to … Read More

TVHSTVHS Fall Season Kicks Off on October 7

“HIDDEN TREASURES OF THE NORTHERN NECK” Lecture and Bus Tour

TVHS’ Summer Program kicks off with lecture and trip to The Northern Neck “HIDDEN TREASURES OF THE NORTHERN NECK” Lecture:  Sunday, June 10 at 3 p.m. Bus Tour:  Tuesday, June 19 Cathy Calhoun, President of Ditchley Cider Works and owner of Historic Ditchley will present information on three hidden treasures: Restored 1795 Court House Tavern in Heathsville reflecting what happened throughout Virginia.   Reedville Fisherman’s … Read More

TVHS“HIDDEN TREASURES OF THE NORTHERN NECK” Lecture and Bus Tour

TVHS Tour of Endview Plantation and Lee Hall Mansion

On Tuesday, April 10, TVHS will host a very special trip to Historic Lee Hall in Newport News, whose history and illustrious name is an important part of the early history of Tidewater Virginia. The trip will include a lecture and guided tour by John V. Quarstein, a renowned and noted author on the Civil War. He holds many awards … Read More

TVHSTVHS Tour of Endview Plantation and Lee Hall Mansion

John V. Quarstein To Speak About the “Civil War Seize of Yorktown”

Sunday, March 18 TVHS lecture by John Quarstein  TVHS invites you to join us Sunday, March 18 at the Alvin P. Anderson Auditorium where award-winning historian,preservationist, and author, John V. Quarstein speaks about the “Civil War Seize of Yorktown”. Quarstein is director emeritus of USS Monitor Center at The Mariners’ Museum and Park in Newport News, Virginia.  The author of 17 books and winner … Read More

TVHSJohn V. Quarstein To Speak About the “Civil War Seize of Yorktown”