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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tvhs newsletter september 2021

TVHS Observer Volume I Number V September 2021 MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of the Tidewater Virginia Historical Society is topreserve and promote the heritage of Tidewater Virginia by serving as an advocate for historicknowledge, archeology preservation, and our geographic and cultural heritage. THE PRESIDENT’S MESSAGEWarm summer days will be leaving us soon. Our surroundings and …

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reminder: September 19, 2021 Program

September 19, 2021 ProgramLocation: Williamsburg Regional Library Theater,515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VATime: Program starts at 2:00 pm Sheila Arnold is a Professional Storyteller, Character Interpreter, and Teaching Artist. Master Storyteller, Sheila Arnold, shares local history on enslaved people who ran from slavery using the Underground Railroad, including some who used the locks, canals and waterways …

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See updates below: Historical storytelling at its best!

Sheila Arnold is a Professional Storyteller, Character Interpreter, and Teaching Artist. Master Storyteller, Sheila Arnold, shares local history on enslaved people who ran from slavery using the Underground Railroad, including some who used the locks, canals and waterways to escape.   Most of the stories are from a highly respected 1870s book written by William Still, …

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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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