Church and State in Colonial and Revolutionary Virginia

Robert Teagle narrates a lecture on early Virginia Church and State interfaces at Bruton Parish Hall on May 3, 2015. Established by law and supported by taxation, the Church of England was the official religion of colonial Virginia. Church life revolved around the parish, a geographical area that supported a minister and functioned as a unit of local government. All Virginians … Read More

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“Church and State in Colonial and Revolutionary Virginia”

Save the Date!! Established by law and supported by taxation, the Church of England was the official religion of colonial Virginia. Church life revolved around the parish, a geographical area that supported a minister and functioned as a unit of local government. All Virginians were members of one parish or another. Governed by a select group of 12 men known … Read More

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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’ Museum’s U.S.S. Monitor Center project. He has … Read More

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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.

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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 Airy, and Stratford Hall.  Ed White, … Read More

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Thomas W. Badger and the sinking of the Central America

Excerpt from: Letters Home of Gold Fields and Lost Ships: Correspondence from Thomas W. Badger and Thomas N. Badger to Relatives on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, 1863 – 1953 by Curtis J. Badger and Lynn M. Badger Published by: Salt Water Media When visiting family back home in Virginia, Thomas would take a ship from Oakland to Panama, cross the isthmus … Read More

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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 at Saluda a small but … Read More

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Tour Schedule for Middlesex County Historic Sites

Friday, May 9, 2014 8:30 am Leave Williamsburg – Target Monticello Parking Lot Arrive in Saluda via Puller Memorial Highway and go by his house 10 AM Middlesex County Museum and Clerk’s Office Tour Saluda Antioch Church Saluda (at rear of Courthouse) 11:30 Lunch “Something Different” Urbanna (Danny Gil, Owner, will join us. He is a writer and food historian). 12:30 … Read More

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Tidewater Virginia Historical Society Forms in Williamsburg

Formerly known as the Colonial Capital Branch of Preservation Virginia, the society aims to promote the heritage of the region. For immediate release.  WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Following 125 years of service to the preservation of Virginia’s antiquities as the Colonial Capital Branch of Preservation Virginia, the Williamsburg based historical society is expanding its services into the new organization of the Tidewater … Read More

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