New Exhibition Highlights the African American Experience in City Point during the Civil War

New Exhibition Highlights the African American Experience in City Point during the Civil War

Come discover some of the most fascinating stories of a critical time in American history! Seeking Freedom Where the Rivers Meet: Contrabands, Colored Troops and City Point is now open at the City Point Early History Museum. The purpose of this exhibition is to explain, through words and image...

The Modern Day Weston Plantation

The Modern Day Weston Plantation

Visit Weston Plantation today and walk through history!

Weston Plantation

Weston Plantation

The Weston Plantation Telling the stories of ordinary people who lived through extraordinary times in American history. Our key site is Weston Plantation. The main house was built in 1789 and overlooks the Appomattox River. It has been described by one Virginia historian as a classic example of...

City Point Early History Museum

The City Point Early History Museum displays exhibitions highlighting the rich history of the area. It is housed in the St. Dennis Chapel in the National Historic District of Hopewell. This district contains a number of historic structures, including Appomattox Plantation, the headquarters of Gen...

Enjoy The View at the Plantation

Enjoy The View at the Plantation

Behind the history of the Weston Plantation is a breath taking view of one of the most famous rivers in the south, the Appomattox River.

Events at Weston Plantation

 

 2015 Lunch & Lecture Series

July 29

Mike Schoenenberger--Reminiscences of a Historian

August 5

Johnny Jones--Music from Hank Williams to Bob Dylan, etc.

August 12

Marie Pearson--New Bohemia, Virginia

August 19

Richard Cordle--Do You Know Your Tax Collector?

August 26

Jon Hatfield--The Virginia War Memorial, 60 Years

September 2

Jean Langford--Two Brothers and a Dream: Celebrating

the 100th Year of Hospital Care in Hopewell

September 9

Ed Hatch--An Artist at Work:  A Demo in Oil

 12:00PM-1:00PM - ARLS Hopewell Library

209 East Cawson St., Hopewell

Bring a bag lunch and HHF will supply drink

and dessert!

 Emma and George Days

August 11-12, 2015

9-12PM

$40 per child

A two day learning event for children ages 8-12.

Through activities, exploration, crafts, and games,

students gain an appreciation for history and life in

a time long past.  Snacks are provided!

Space is limited so call today to sign up!  (804)458-4682

 Please note:  Wedding pricing has changed

Call us for details

 

 


 
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