Tag: Dabbs House Museum

Time Travelers Weekend

Enjoy a weekend of time travel at Richmond’s historic homes and museums September 23 and 24. The sites listed below will offer free admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport, which is available for download. This is your chance to experience 400 years of Virginia history! Admission is free. Henrico County Sites, open 12-4pm […] Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend

Time Travelers Weekend

Enjoy a weekend of time travel at Richmond’s historic homes and museums September 23 and 24. The sites listed below will offer free admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport, which is available for download. This is your chance to experience 400 years of Virginia history! Admission is free. Henrico County Sites, open 12-4pm […] Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend

Time Travelers Passport Weekend

Time Travelers: A Free Weekend of Richmond History- Featuring 19 Historic Sites in the Region The Richmond Region’s most renowned historic sites offer visitors a “passport” to time-travel during a special admission-free weekend on Saturday and Sunday, March 11 and 12. Tourists and locals alike are invited to discover the area’s treasures, spanning 400 years […] Continue reading Time Travelers Passport Weekend

Time Travelers Passport Weekend

Time Travelers: A Free Weekend of Richmond History- Featuring 19 Historic Sites in the Region The Richmond Region’s most renowned historic sites offer visitors a “passport” to time-travel during a special admission-free weekend on Saturday and Sunday, March 11 and 12. Tourists and locals alike are invited to discover the area’s treasures, spanning 400 years […] Continue reading Time Travelers Passport Weekend

Life at Lee’s Headquarters

The Dabbs House served as General Robert E. Lee’s headquarters during the summer of 1862. Meet the General and one of his staff at the historic house to learn a little more about the man and his relationship with those around him including his enslaved body servant, Perry Parks. Crafts include making a flag and […] Continue reading Life at Lee’s Headquarters

African Americans at Dabbs

All ages. Discover the many roles African Americans played in the 150+ year history of Dabbs House. Learn the latest information discovered during four separate 15 minute presentations. Learn about the Dabbs’ family slaves, Perry Parks, the enslaved valet of General Lee, and the residents of the almshouse. Meet an African American Civil War soldier, […] Continue reading African Americans at Dabbs

Life at Lee’s Headquarters

Commemorate Lee’s 208th birthday by visiting his 1862 headquarters at Dabbs House Museum. Meet the General and his staff to learn a little more about the man and his relationship with those around him. House tours, reenactors, and children’s activities/crafts are provided. Information: (804) 652-3406 or  den63@henrico.us Continue reading Life at Lee’s Headquarters