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Monday, September 16, 2019

Tag: American History

Commonwealth’s Patriot Day Ceremony

Join the Virginia War Memorial as we present the 5th Annual Commonwealth’s Patriot Day Ceremony, Tuesday, September 11 at 5:30 p.m. in the E. Bruce...

Focus Weekend: Technological Innovations

Visit the Park during our focus weekends and see demonstrations at Tudor Hall and our Military Encampment areas. These programs highlight aspects of antebellum life...

Trades of Antiquity

See demonstrations of life skills and trades from the pre-contact and Colonial eras in Virginia such as flint knapping, fire starting, wood turning, broom...

Wilton Discoveries Days

Visit the Wilton House for days of exciting discovery, hands-on history, and fun! Three Discovery Days will take places, one each in June, July,...

Musket, Sword, and Pike

Experience a day in the life of the soldiers of Sir Thomas Dale’s militia. Visit with the soldiers in the 1611 Citie of Henricus,...

Arbor Day Celebration

Montpelier will commemorate Arbor Day - an annual observance that celebrates the role of trees in our lives and promotes tree planting and care...

Battle at Osborne’s Landing – Revolutionary War Re-enactment

Visit Revolutionary War re-enactors in their American and British encampments as they re-create the 1781 Battle at Osborne’s Landing where Major General William Phillips...

Homeschool Day at James Madison’s Montpelier

Take a guided hike of old growth forest; sign the Constitution; make a turban or tri-corner hat; draw your Montpelier; play colonial games, and...

James Madison’s Birthday and Wreath-Laying Ceremony

Commemorate the 267th birthday of James Madison, featuring the United States Marine Corps' Honor Guard, Color Guard, and Firing detail, during this annual wreath-laying...

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