Tag: Henrico History

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

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

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

African Dance, Music, and the Oral Tradition

No matter your age or background, the spirit and the openness of the Elegba Folklore Society will enchant you, closing the gap between performer and audience.  In this performance, dancers, drummers, singers, spoken word artists and masquerades focus primarily on West Africa to interactively spur an evolving understanding of the cultural and historical underpinnings of […] Continue reading African Dance, Music, and the Oral Tradition

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

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