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Lee Family Birthday Celebration

Stratford Hall 483 Great House Rd, Montross, Virginia, United States

Please join us on Saturday, January 18, 2020 beginning at 10 am for Stratford Hall's annual birthday celebration of the Lees of Virginia! This fun-filled event includes live music by Colonial Faire in the Great Hall, a scavenger hunt for children, the “Civil War Civilians of Spottsylvania Historical Interpreters,” opportunities to explore the Great House […]

George Washington’s Birthday

George Washington Birthplace National Monument 1732 Popes Creek Rd, Colonial Beach, VA, United States

Celebrate George Washington's actual 288th Birthday at George Washington Birthplace National Monument! • 10:15 am (Visitor Center's Lobby): Learn about the Bicentennial of 1776 and then watch the film “A Childhood Place.” • 10:45 am (Visitor Center's Theater): Watch the film “The Crossing” which recreates Washington's Crossing of the Delaware River. • 11:30 am (Historic […]

Leading Ladies Tour: The Material Culture of the Lee Women

Stratford Hall 483 Great House Rd, Montross, Virginia, United States

Join us Saturday, March 14 for a special event in honor of Women's History Month, Leading Ladies Tour: The Material Culture of the Lee Women of Stratford Hall! Experience the Leading Ladies Tour during an in-depth private tour experience given by Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz, Director of Programming, Education & Visitor Engagement. Event will begin […]

#TourTuesday with Stratford Hall

We are bringing Stratford Hall to you through a virtual tour experience! Led by our Manager of Interpretation in traditional 18th-century women's clothing, be sure to sure to follow along on social media for this special tour experience, new every Tuesday!

CANCELED James Monroe Birthday Celebration

James Monroe Birthplace Park & Museum

James Monroe was born on April 28, 1758 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, son of Spence and Elizabeth Monroe. Each year, the James Monroe Memorial Foundation celebrates the birth of President James Monroe at the Birthplace, located in Westmoreland County, Virginia.  We hope that you will join us in remembering this great statesman.There will be guest speakers, […]

CANCELED Colonial Beach Osprey Festival

Town Hill Colonial Avenue & Washington Ave, Colonial Beach, VA, United States

A bird sanctuary and osprey mecca, Colonial Beach Virginia is the location for the town's second annual Osprey Festival, celebrating its signature bird, other bird life and the area's abundant natural resources. A fundraiser for Downtown Colonial Beach, the festival features: Guided Bird Walks * Golf Cart and Bus Tours of Osprey nests and babies […]

Virtual Event: Tobacco Culture & Pipes in the Colonial Era

Stratford Hall 483 Great House Rd, Montross, Virginia, United States

Justin Fornal takes us on a smokey journey into the culture, etiquette, and craft of colonial pipes. Learn why the clay pipe is one of the most commonly found artifacts at colonial-era archaeology sites. Justin will also explain how tobacco became so valuable in colonial Virginia that for a period of time it actually served […]

Annual Potomac River Fire/Rescue Parade

Colonial Beach Volunteer Fire Department 312 Colonial Avenue, Colonial Beach, VA, United States

Colonial Beach Volunteer Fire Department celebrate its 125th Anniversary with a "Socially Distant" Fire and Rescue Parade. For safety, the parade will follow a route from Colonial Avenue to Washington Avenue to Boundary Street to Irving Avenue, down to and around The Point and back up Monroe Bay Avenue. Roads WILL NOT be shut down. […]