Cape Charles Rosenwald School

TVHS Historic Site

Cape Charles Elementary School – A Rosenwald School Constructed in 1928, the school opened in about 1930 for African American children in the town of Cape Charles during legalized segregation. During the school year, African American children who lived in the town walked past the “white school” approximately one mile over the railroad bridge (“the Hump”) to the Cape Charles … Read More

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Tompkins Cottage

TVHS Historic House

Tompkins Cottage – The cottage is one of the oldest frame structures in the courthouse area. It contains changing exhibits and a collection of objects reflecting a typical home of the 1800s. The building is named for Christopher Tompkins (1787-1838) of Poplar Grove, a prominent local planter, merchant, sea captain and ship owner/builder. He purchased the property before August, 1838. … Read More

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Historic Rice’s Hotel / Hughlett’s Tavern

TVHS Historic House, Museum

73 Monument Place Heathsville, VA 22473 Open: Tues – Sat from 9:00am – 3:00pm No Admission Charge but donations are always appreciated. There is a Gift Shop We are Handicap Accessible. Contact: Corinne  Becker (804) 580-3377 Dating back to the late 1700’s, this historic “courthouse tavern” is home to the Tavern Restaurant and “Heritage Arts Center” Gift Shop. The … Read More

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George Washington Birthplace National Monument

TVHS Historic Site, Museum

1732 Popes Creek Road Colonial Beach, VA 22443 Historic Site Free Admission but Donations are always appreciated. There is a Gift Shop and we are Handicap Accessible. Open 7-days per week from 9:00am – 5:00pm.  Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day Contact: Scott Hill (804) 224-1732 x225 George Washington Birthplace presents the location that George Washington was born as … Read More

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Menokin National Historic Landmark

TVHS Historic Site

4037 Menokin Road Warsaw, VA 22572 Category: Historic Site Visitor’s Center open Wednesday-Friday, 10am – 4pm;  Open Saturdays May-September 12-4pm Property, trails, and kayak launch open year-round unless otherwise posted on our calendar 7am-7p More information can be found at: Self-guided tours are available; there is no admission fee but a $5 donation per person is suggested. Guided tours are … Read More

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