Author Tara Nurin discusses the ways alcohol production in colonial and pre-industrial Virginia inhabited a unique space. It mirrored its fellow colonies and states in one fundamental way—women were the primary producers until a new view of science took over and mechanized what had been a cottage industry rooted in nature, tradition, and intuition. Book signing to follow.
Alcohol in 18th and 19th c. Virginia
Meet the Gardener
Garden volunteers answer questions about growing flowers and vegetables in the Historic Area.
Through comedy and song, audiences become a part of Colonel James Innes’ struggle to fight for his right to party.
American Indian Life Series
A different program each day will examine a specific aspect of American Indian history, society, and role in the American story.