Upcoming Event

The Powhatan Village of Kiskiak

Tidewater Virginia Historical Society welcomes Dr. Martin Gallivan to discuss his recent research on the Powhatan town of Kiskiak, located in what is now Yorktown Naval Weapons Station, and the history of human-environmental relations recorded in shell middens at the site. Dr. Gallivan, College of William and Mary Anthropology Department’s Chair and professor, specializes in Archaeology and American Indians …

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SPEAKERS EVENT – First Baptist Church Excavation. 10/9/2022

Meredith Poole, Senior Staff Archaeologist with CWF + Connie Harshaw, President, Let Freedom Ring Foundation.  This event is a partnership with The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg and ticket distribution is split between TVHS and the museum to waive a fee for theatre use. SUN 10/9 4:00 – 5:00

Travel with us to historic “Southside” Virginia

Join Tidewater Virginia Historical Society for a private tour of this unique and historic area in the early history of Tidewater Virginia led by Carl Lounsbury, retired Senior Architectural Historian at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Adjunct Professor of Architectural History at William & Mary, and author. Stops will highlight St. Luke’s Church * Windsor Castle Manor * 1750 Isle …

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spring mEMBERS oNLY tRIP APRIL 21 2022

Private Tour of Jamestown Rediscovery new exhibit in the Voorhees Archaearium “Gentleman Soldiers”; Walking Tour of Excavation Sites  Behind-the-Scenes Talk & Video of Exhibit

New Schedule — In Search of Sir Walter Raleigh’s Lost Colonists

Tidewater Virginia Historical Society Lecture Just one word… “CROATOAN”… carved into a wooden post.  The mystery has lasted for centuries.  What happened to the English settlers of Roanoke Island:  disease, death, massacre, assimilation into another culture?  Has the mystery finally been solved? Since 1895, historians and archaeologists have searched for the fort and village sites …

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TVHS newsletter December 2021

THE PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE  “The Holiday Season is a perfect time to reflect on our blessings and seek out ways to make life better for those around us.”  Terri Marshall As we look forward, savor the radiance of the holiday season. The Board sends a Wintery  Tapestry of Greetings to all our Members, we are grateful …

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