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 happened throughout Virginia.
Reedville Fisherman’s Museum representing history important to the lower Chesapeake Bay with special emphasis on activities relating to Reedville fisherman and the lives of the region’s watermen.
Ditchley, a 162 acre waterfront estate – CIDER TASTING
Ditchley was originally built in 1687. This plantation was a grant to Col. Richard Lee I and was named for a Lee estate near Oxford, England. House was built by Kendall Lee, grandson of Richard Lee and son of Captain Hancock Lee, Hon. (1653–1709) and Mary Kendall (1661–1694).
Cathy has a BS and MS in Ocean Engineering, was an active duty Naval Officer, a Partner with KPMG Consulting and a Fish Farmer. She and her husband, Paul, purchased Ditchley in 2014 and are renovating the 1752 manor house and developing a hard core ciders on the property.
The lecture is open to the public with FREE admission
Sunday, June 10 at 3 p.m. Alvin P. Anderson Auditorium, 5700 Williamsburg Landing Dr., Williamsburg, VA
SAVE THE DATE FOR BUS TOUR:
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 8:45 am to late afternoon from Target, Marquis Shopping Center (200 Marquis Parkway, Williamsburg)