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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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“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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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