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

2014 Lunch & Lecture Series

August 6, 2014

Steven Rockenbach--Songs of the Civil War

with the Bowld Sojer Bankd

All programs start at noon and are free and open to the public.

Programs are held at the ARLS Hopewell Library. For more

information please call HHF at 804-458-4682.*

*Please note that opinions expressed by the presenters do not

necessarily reflect those of HHF


"Emma and George Days"

August 12-13, 2014

9-12 noon

$30 per child

at Weston Plantation

400 Weston Lane

Hopewell, VA  23860

Emma and George Days, named for Emma and George--

children who lived at Weston Plantation

during the last days of the Civil War--

is a two-day learning event for children ages 8 to 12.

Through activities, exploration, crafts and games, students gain an

appreciation for history and life in a time long past.  Snacks are provided.

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