Join Patti Miller, managing editor of our Encyclopedia Virginia, as she discusses the Battle of Great Bridge with Dr. Patrick Hannum, former U.S. Marine and professor at the National Defense University, and Jon Stull, docent at the Great Bridge Battlefield and Waterways History Foundation.

The Battle of Great Bridge was the first major battle of the American Revolution fought in Virginia and a significant, if little recognized, factor in the eventual Patriot victory over the British. Find out how Great Bridge changed everything.

This event is free, but registration is required.

Vanessa Adkins, right, is apprenticing under her cousin Jessica Canaday Stewart learning the finer points of traditional Chickahominy dancing. Photos taken at the Fall Festival and Pow Wow in Charles City on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.

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