Led by Dr. Shelley Murphy,”We Were There: Forgotten Patriots of the Revolutionary War” is a program and talk that offers the public guidance on finding Revolutionary War ancestors and discusses the application process for the Daughters of the American Revolution lineage society.
On Saturday, May 13th from 1:00PM- 3:00PM, join the Thomas Day House in Milton, NC for a workshop on the techniques and processing of furniture making.
Facilitated by Dr. Andrew Canady of the history faculty at Averett, Our Civil Rights: Race & Labor is a series of conversations that explore the history of race as it influenced labor in the Nation, the South and in our local community. Free and open to the community, Our Civil Rights: Race & Labor is a collaboration of the Pittsylvania County Public Library and History United, a program of Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.
A free local history and genealogy event, Finding Our Roots features one-on-one genealogy consultations, a DNA kit giveaway and a talk by historian Lynn Rainville on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 12 PM – 4 PM. This year’s event will take place at Reid Street Gallery in Chatham, Virginia, the Pittsylvania County seat, in honor of that county’s 250th anniversary.Register for this free event at bit.ly/FOR2017
The Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History hosts its annual attic sale from 9 AM – 1 PM.
Taking place on April 28th from 10am-6pm, this first combined Danville-Chatham tour features three neighborhoods in Danville and sites such as the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History and Holbrook Avenue.
On April 22nd from 2 PM – 5 PM, Schoolfield Museum & Cultural Center and community historian Matt Bell invite former Dan River employees to an open event at the Schoolfield Museum exploring experiences and stories from working in the mill.
Join the fun on April 22nd in historic Milton, NC for a community fish fry and yard sale from 7 AM – 1:00 PM. The Thomas Day House will be… Read More»