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OCT 25 Walter W. Craigie Speaker Series with Dr. Douglas Owsley
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

OCT 25 Walter W. Craigie Speaker Series with Dr. Douglas Owsley

  • Historic St. John's Church, 1741 (map)
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Dr. Douglas Owsley, Division Head for Physical Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, is widely regarded one of the most prominent and influential archaeologists and forensic anthropologists in the world in the anthropological academia.   TICKETS REQUIRED.

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Walter W. Craigie Speaker Series Presents: Science, Secrets and Symbolism
May
16
8:00 AM08:00

Walter W. Craigie Speaker Series Presents: Science, Secrets and Symbolism

The wooden sounding board above the pulpit at Historic St. John’s Church is one of the most important colonial artifacts in Virginia. Dating to 1741 when St. John’s was built, it is one of four surviving colonial sounding boards remaining in Virginia. Come hear conservator Carey Howlett talk about his work. the discoveries he made and the secrets they reveal.

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JAN 6, 2018: The British are Coming! Reenactment of Benedict Arnold's Raid
Jan
6
9:00 AM09:00

JAN 6, 2018: The British are Coming! Reenactment of Benedict Arnold's Raid

The British invasion has begun! Join us at Richmond National Battlefield Park and Historic St. John’s Church for a first-of- its kind event interpreting the capture of Richmond by British Brigadier General Benedict Arnold on January 5, 1781. Dozens of reenactors from New Hampshire to North Carolina will take the field in Church Hill to bring the sounds, smells, and colors of America’s 18th century history to life!

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