Tag: Henrico History

Sheep to Shawl

Spring is here and it is time to shear the sheep. Join us as Clothos Handspinners demonstrate the art of processing wool. Try your hand at carding, spinning, and weaving. Hear about our rare Gulf Coast Native Sheep. Buy a fleece right off the sheep to benefit the Friends of Meadow Farm. Make a wool […] Continue reading Sheep to Shawl

History in Focus: A Series

All ages. Explore historical topics in detail with staff-led specialty tours that use the historic structures and artifacts as touchstones to the past. Information: sic@henrico.us Saturdays, 1-3pm at Meadow Farm Museum. Feb 23: Come Freedom Learn how the Meadow Farm and other 19th century enslaved people sought freedom both physically and spiritually. Explore the religion, […] Continue reading History in Focus: A Series

History in Focus: A Series

All ages. Explore historical topics in detail with staff-led specialty tours that use the historic structures and artifacts as touchstones to the past. Information: sic@henrico.us Saturdays, 1-3pm at Meadow Farm Museum. Feb 23: Come Freedom Learn how the Meadow Farm and other 19th century enslaved people sought freedom both physically and spiritually. Explore the religion, […] Continue reading History in Focus: A Series

History in Focus: A Series

All ages. Explore historical topics in detail with staff-led specialty tours that use the historic structures and artifacts as touchstones to the past. Information: sic@henrico.us Saturdays, 1-3pm at Meadow Farm Museum. Feb 23: Come Freedom Learn how the Meadow Farm and other 19th century enslaved people sought freedom both physically and spiritually. Explore the religion, […] Continue reading History in Focus: A Series

Remembering the Great War: A Series

Join us each month as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I, the Great War. Information: leh@henrico.us Sundays, 2-3:30pm at Walkerton Tavern. Sep 16: Meuse-Argonne Offensive The Meuse-Argonne Offensive began in September of 1918 and continued right up until the Armistice of November 11. Standing in the records of the First World War […] Continue reading Remembering the Great War: A Series

Remembering the Great War: A Series

Join us each month as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I, the Great War. Information: leh@henrico.us Sundays, 2-3:30pm at Walkerton Tavern. Sep 16: Meuse-Argonne Offensive The Meuse-Argonne Offensive began in September of 1918 and continued right up until the Armistice of November 11. Standing in the records of the First World War […] Continue reading Remembering the Great War: A Series

Meadow Farm’s Saturday Live

Enjoy an afternoon of interactive living history demonstrations as you explore this mid-19th century farm – blacksmithing, wool dyeing, woodworking, cooking, gardening, and animal and house tours. Free!   In addition to regular activities, each Saturday will have a unique theme and we’ll explore what that particular subject was like in the 1860s – you’ll […] Continue reading Meadow Farm’s Saturday Live

Time Travelers Weekend

Download your passport and time-travel through Henrico history by visiting our historic sites. Clarke-Palmore House Museum (904 McCoul Street, Henrico, VA 23231) Courtney Road Gas Station (3401 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060). Dabbs House Museum (3812 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, VA 23223). Meadow Farm Museum (3400 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060). Virginia Randolph […] Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend

Time Travelers Weekend

Download your passport and time-travel through Henrico history by visiting our historic sites. Clarke-Palmore House Museum (904 McCoul Street, Henrico, VA 23231) Courtney Road Gas Station (3401 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060). Dabbs House Museum (3812 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, VA 23223). Meadow Farm Museum (3400 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060). Virginia Randolph […] Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend

Remembering the Great War: A Series

Join us each month as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I, the Great War. Information: leh@henrico.us Sundays, 2-3:30pm at Walkerton Tavern. Sep 16: Meuse-Argonne Offensive The Meuse-Argonne Offensive began in September of 1918 and continued right up until the Armistice of November 11. Standing in the records of the First World War […] Continue reading Remembering the Great War: A Series