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  • Jun 1

    Themed Tours: Defining Race in John Marshall’s Court

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    John Marshall House
    818 E. Marshall St. 
    Richmond, VA 23219


    Visit the John Marshall House during the month of June for our themed tour, "Defining Race in John Marshall's Court."

  • Jun 1

    RVA First Friday at the John Marshall House

    When: 5:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location:

    John Marshall House 
    818 E. Marshall St. 
    Richmond, VA 23219 

    Stop by the John Marshall House June 1 for our RVA First Friday open house salon! We're hosting “18th Century Summer in the City” to explore what summer was like in Virginia's capital city during the 18th century. After the tour, games and…

  • Jun 17

    Dads Visit Free on Father’s Day

    When: 12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location:

    All historic sites (excluding Historic Jamestowne)

    Celebrate Father's Day at Bacon's Castle, Smith's Fort Plantation, the John Marshall House, Patrick Henry's Scotchtown or Cape Henry Lighthouse. Dad receive free admission all day! 

  • Jun 23

    Bacon’s Castle Descendants Day

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon's Castle 
    465 Bacon's Castle Trail
    Surry, VA 23883

    We're hosting Bacon's Castle Descendants Day June 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Descendants, family, friends and the general public are welcome to attend. Genealogists from the Library of Virginia will be present throughout the day for one-on-one sessions with descendants. Please bring…

  • Jul 6

    RVA First Friday at the John Marshall House

    When: 5:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location:

    John Marshall House 
    818 E. Marshall St. 
    Richmond, VA 23219 

    Stop by the John Marshall House July 6 for our RVA First Friday open house salon! We're hosting “18th Century Summer in the City” to explore what summer was like in Virginia's capital city during the 18th century. After the tour, games and…

  • Jul 27

    Themed Tours: Bacon’s Rebellion

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon's Castle 
    465 Bacon's Castle Trail
    Surry, VA 23883

    Visit Bacon's Castle July 27 - July 30 for a history lesson on Bacon's Rebellion! 

  • Aug 3

    RVA First Friday at the John Marshall House

    When: 5:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location:

    John Marshall House 
    818 E. Marshall St. 
    Richmond, VA 23219 

    Stop by the John Marshall House August 3 for our RVA First Friday open house salon! We’re diving into the Alien and Sedition Acts and how President John Adams grappled with questions of national security, freedom of the press and immigration. 

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  • Aug 7

    National Lighthouse Day

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse
    583 Atlantic Avenue
    Fort Story, VA 23459

  • Aug 17

    Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion Themed Tours

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon's Castle
    465 Bacon's Castle Trail
    Surry, VA 23883

    Visit Bacon's Castle August 17 - August 20 as we commemorate Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion, which took place August 21 - August 23, 1831 in Southampton County, Virginia.