Tag: Women’s History

Arbor Day Celebration

What do a school, 12 disciples, and a governor’s proclamation have to do with a tree? In 1908, one of the very first Arbor Day programs in Virginia was organized by Miss Virginia Randolph at the Mountain Road School. Experience the holiday through music, vendors, historical portrayals, and children’s activities. Concessions will also be available. […] Continue reading Arbor Day Celebration

Remembering World War II: A Series

Ages 13+. Join us each month as we commemorate the 75th anniversary of World War II. Information: den63@henrico.us Sundays, 2-3:30pm at Belmont Recreation Center. Mar 1: Women in Baseball World War II opened many occupations for American women, including professional sports. The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was created to keep the home front entertained […] Continue reading Remembering World War II: A Series

History in Focus

The Meadow Farm house.
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: cha129@henrico.us Saturdays, 1-3pm at Meadow Farm Museum. Free. Feb 1: The Ragged Road to Reconstruction The American Civil War ended in 1865. The period that followed was going to be a […] Continue reading History in Focus

Time Travelers Weekend

A young girl viewing exhibits at Virginia Randolph Museum
Each participating site will offer FREE admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport. Download your passport (available for download in 2020) and time-travel through Richmond and Henrico history by visiting our historic sites. Operating hours may vary by site. Information: leh@henrico.us Participating sites: To Be Announced Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend

Time Travelers Weekend

A young girl viewing exhibits at Virginia Randolph Museum
Each participating site will offer FREE admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport. Download your passport (available for download in 2020) and time-travel through Richmond and Henrico history by visiting our historic sites. Operating hours may vary by site. Information: leh@henrico.us Participating sites: To Be Announced Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend

History in Focus

The Meadow Farm house.
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: cha129@henrico.us Saturdays, 1-3pm at Meadow Farm Museum. Free. Feb 1: The Ragged Road to Reconstruction The American Civil War ended in 1865. The period that followed was going to be a […] Continue reading History in Focus

Remembering World War II: A Series

Ages 13+. Join us each month as we commemorate the 75th anniversary of World War II. Information: den63@henrico.us Sundays, 2-3:30pm at Belmont Recreation Center. Mar 1: Women in Baseball World War II opened many occupations for American women, including professional sports. The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was created to keep the home front entertained […] Continue reading Remembering World War II: A Series

History in Focus

The Meadow Farm house.
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: cha129@henrico.us Saturdays, 1-3pm at Meadow Farm Museum. Free. Feb 1: The Ragged Road to Reconstruction The American Civil War ended in 1865. The period that followed was going to be a […] Continue reading History in Focus

History in Focus: A Series

The Meadow Farm house.
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. Sept 7: Winter is Coming It’s time to prepare for the cold winter months and there’s much to be done! Find out how a […] Continue reading History in Focus: A Series

History in Focus: A Series

The Meadow Farm house.
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. Sept 7: Winter is Coming It’s time to prepare for the cold winter months and there’s much to be done! Find out how a […] Continue reading History in Focus: A Series
 
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