The First of TVHS’ Fall Program Scheduled for October 22

Dr. Carl Lounsbury, recently retired as the Senior Architectural Historian at Colonial Williamsburg, will discuss Regionalism in Early American Ecclesiastical Architecture.  He will share an in-depth study of how the meeting houses and churches in early Tidewater and beyond were shaped by regionalism in terms of material, construction technology, and decorative details. This is the first of a three-part series, … Read More

TVHSThe First of TVHS’ Fall Program Scheduled for October 22

TVHS’ Fall Program Continues With a Three-part Series:

The Church and State  in Colonial and Revolutionary Tidewater Virginia Three of our region’s leading historic experts: Dr. Carl Lounsbury, Robert Teagle, and Anne Conkling will give talks on the critical role the church, its architecture, and its members played in Colonial and Revolutionary Tidewater Virginia. Historic Christ Church in Weems The three part series, scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Sundays October 22, November … Read More

TVHSTVHS’ Fall Program Continues With a Three-part Series:

Just a Reminder About Our September Events……..

Historic Mathews County On Sunday, September 17, TVHS will begin its 2017-2018 season with a lecture featuring historic Mathews County whose heritage goes back to 1635 when the entrepreneurial Hugh Gwynn received the first documented land patent and established a ship-repair business. Brown holding an early 18th-century marble urn fragment from the garden at Fairfield Dr. Dave Brown will discuss the … Read More

TVHSJust a Reminder About Our September Events……..

TVHS’ Fall 2017 Program Kick-off: Sunday, September 17

TVHS’ Fall 2017 Program kicks off with lecture and trip to Historic Mathews County On Sunday, September 17, TVHS will begin its 2017-2018 season with a lecture featuring historic Mathews County whose heritage goes back to 1635 when the entrepreneurial Hugh Gwynn received the first documented land patent and established a ship-repair business. Brown holding an early 18th-century marble urn fragment … Read More

TVHSTVHS’ Fall 2017 Program Kick-off: Sunday, September 17

REMINDER — June 07 Trip to New Kent County

A few seats remain open for  TVHS’ trip to New Kent scheduled for Wednesday, June 7 Call to reserve your seat now!   On Wednesday, June 7th, TVHS will host a special trip to nearby New Kent County, whose history and illustrious names are an important part of the early history of Tidewater Virginia. The trip will include a lecture … Read More

TVHSREMINDER — June 07 Trip to New Kent County

TVHS Bus Tour to New Kent County

TVHS’ trip to New Kent scheduled for Wednesday, June 7   On Wednesday, June 7th, TVHS will host a special trip to nearby New Kent County, whose history and illustrious names are an important part of the early history of Tidewater Virginia. The trip will include a lecture outlining the stops on the trip, and their historical significance, by John … Read More

TVHSTVHS Bus Tour to New Kent County

Seats still available for TVHS’ Historic Lancaster County Trip, April 5

Seats still available for TVHS’  Historic Lancaster County Trip Wednesday, April 5 !   TVHS will follow-up on its March talk from Karen Hart, Executive Director of Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library, with a bus trip on April 5 to explore, first-hand, the Museum and other sites covered in the lecture.   The bus trip will be held on Wednesday, April 5 and … Read More

TVHSSeats still available for TVHS’ Historic Lancaster County Trip, April 5

TVHS’ Spring Lecture Series Continues on Sunday, March 12

TVHS’ Spring Lecture Series Continues with Historic Lancaster County Talk and Trip Sunday, March 12 and Wednesday, April 5   TVHS continues its preview talk and trip format with a lecture on historic Lancaster County at 3p.m., Sunday March 12 at the Jamestown Settlement. The talk will serve as an insightful preview into the sites that will be explored, first-hand, in the … Read More

TVHSTVHS’ Spring Lecture Series Continues on Sunday, March 12

TVHS’ Spring Lectures Begin with Dr. Carl Lounsbury

TVHS’ Spring Lectures Begin with Dr. Carl Lounsbury Sunday, February 12   TVHS will kick off its spring programming with a talk by renowned architectural historian, Dr. Carl Lounsbury on Sunday, February 12, at 3p.m. in the Colonial Williamsburg Bruton Heights Lane Auditorium at 301 First Street. Dr. Lounsbury will discuss The Chesapeake House, a comprehensive study of early buildings, landscapes, and … Read More

TVHSTVHS’ Spring Lectures Begin with Dr. Carl Lounsbury

Happy Holidays

Members and Friends of TVHS, As we enter this holiday season, we’d like to take this opportunity to look back on our third year. From a fascinating talk about Tidewater’s oldest seafood staple,  “The Oyster”, to a beautiful fall trip to Virginia’s Eastern Shore, TVHS enjoyed another strong year of trips and lectures to our region’s colorful history. The events began in … Read More

TVHSHappy Holidays