TVHS Newsletter June 2021

THE PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Change Can Be Good Today there are many positive changes happening around everyone.   Williamsburg and the Tidewater community are opening their doors and offering activities which many of us relate to the rites of Summertime.  While looking forward and anticipating more relaxed changes soon, the TVHS Board has been working on several …

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TVHS LECTURE ANNOUNCEMENT

TVHS ZOOM LECTURE For Members Only October 18, 2020 at 2pm John Delano  –  “Williamsburg Palisades 1634 & 1648” What are the Palisades? Where were the Palisades in Williamsburg? John Delano will address new research on the location of palisades constructed by English colonists.  John’s research has recently been accepted for publication in the peer-review, …

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Historic Jamestown lecture announcement: How good are you at keeping secrets?

Lecture by David Givens, Jamestown Rediscovery’s Director of Archaeology David will highlight the Rediscovery team’s latest work –the excavations in the 1617 church where Virginia’s first General Assembly met in 1619 and their efforts to interpret that space for our Nation’s 400th anniversary. Further David will give an update on his most current projects: Angela: …

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Winter 2021 TVHS observer

THE PRESIDENT’S MESSAGEThink Fireside warmth and cocoa.Welcome to the Tidewater Virginia Historical Society (TVHS) Winter Newsletterfor 2021. The Board sends a “Thank You” for your incredible support, ourmembers are important to us. TVHS will continue to utilize Zoom for our Program lectures through May due to Covid concerns. Watch for more information as decisions (continue …

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tvhs newsletter — Autumn 2020

TVHS Observer Volume I Number II MISSION STATEMENTThe mission of the Tidewater Virginia Historical Society is to preserve and promote the heritageof Tidewater Virginia by serving as an advocate for historic knowledge, archeology preservationand our geographic and cultural heritage. The President’s MessageWe gaze out our window as the bright Autumn leaves slowly glide to the …

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TVHS NEWSLETTER — SUMMER 2020

Message from the President:As TVHS began 2020, our programs and tours were planned by Sharon Short,Program Director. It wasn’t long before our country and the world were caughtup in the pandemic. Our April lecture on the Underground Railroad with thespeaker, Sheila Arnold, has been moved to 2021. You will learn more as we movealong into …

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TVHS Programs update

Dear TVHS Members: We really miss seeing everyone and are hoping you are well and staying safe. Your continued support and participation is always critical to the success of the Tidewater Virginia Historical Society (TVHS). Today we want to provide a brief status on TVHS Programs. Strong, positive feedback was received from several members who attended …

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