Brigadier General Benedict Arnold captures Richmond!
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.
St. John’s Church Foundation is pleased to host a talk with the Marquis de Lafayette in honor of Bastille Day (July 14th, 1789).
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.
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!
September 23 and 24 Historic St. John's Church is participating in the Time Travelers admission-free weekend! Richmond’s most renowned historic sites will offer visitors a free pass to time-travel but first you must download your passport ....