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.
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
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
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
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
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
The museum trail will feature nearly 40 sites, some of them somewhat “off the beaten path”, and a web site that will lead visitors along an exciting path of discovery. For immediate release. WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Visitors and residents of Tidewater, Va. will soon have a roadmap to lead them from the famed Colonial Williamsburg and along a rural path … Read More
The Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula of Virginia is the heartland of historical Virginia, home to Virginia’s first settlements and where many of the nation’s greatest men and most prominent families had their origins. It is the birthplace, for example, of George Washington, James Madison, and James Monroe; Robert E. Lee was also born there at Stratford Hall, the … Read More