A poster advertising a "Conversation with Jefferson and Lafayette" at the Martha Washington Inn Ballroom in Abingdon. Two actors pose as the historical figures on a background of a waving colonial American flag.Event

Conversation with Jefferson and Lafayette

Thomas Jefferson (Bill Barker of Monticello) and the Marquis de Lafayette (Mark Schneider of Colonial Williamsburg) visit the citizens of Abingdon on the western frontier. 

April 14–15, 2024 | 7PM | Abingdon
Archaeological artifacts excavated at the site of a former colonial tavern in King William, VA. Photo courtesy of Fairfield Foundation.Event

George Washington Drank Here

Join the Fairfield Foundation for public archaeology at King William Courthouse!

April 11, 2024 | 10AM – 4PM | King William

Alexander Spotswood’s Germanna: A Gateway to Colonial Virginia’s West

Join the Frontier Culture Museum for the next installment of its 2023 Lecture Series.

September 19, 2023 | 6PM – 7PM | Staunton

Both Man and Woman

Encyclopedia Virginia editor Patti Miller in conversation with Julie Richter of William & Mary and Ren Tolson of Colonial Williamsburg to explore the life of Thomas/in Hall.


Botetourt County: 250+1 Years of Delight

A series of four lectures on various aspects of Botetourt County’s early history will be presented at the Historical Society of Western Virginia and O. Winston Link Museum in connection …

June 30 – September 16, 2021 | Roanoke, VA