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Free Saturday Lecture Series at Magnolia Grange House MuseumJason Lunze

January 14th 12pm – 1pm “How to Spot a Tyger:” Speaker: Jason Lunze:  THis lecture is about the exciting history of Sir Richard Grenville's flagship and the new archaelogical evidence from the excavationo of the Sea Adventure and the Princess Channel Wreck.
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LeeAnne BallFebruary 4th 12pm – 1pm “Tokens of Love” Speaker LeeAnne Ball:  Love is in the air with this lecture, which explores the many different kinds of love tokens that encompass everything from thimbles, rolling pins, hard-carved wooden spoons, coins to scrimshaw corset busks.  LeeAnne Ball is the Historical Interpreter for Magnolia Grange.

 

Harry TaylorMarch 11th   12pm – 1pm “Tin Type Photography” Speaker Harry Taylor:   Harry Taylor is a Fine Art and Commercial Photographer based in North Carolina. Along with contemporary methods, Harry works in the Wet Plate Collodion process, this involves large format cameras, up to 16x20 and on site processing in a portable darkroom. This work exploresthe American South, time and memory; all while living in it. Mr. Taylors lecture will explore all facets of Tin Type Photography.  http://harrytaylorphoto.com/

 

Broad Street RamblersApril 1st   12pm – 1pm "Virginia Roots Music" Presented by The Broad Street Ramblers:  The Broad Street Ramblers are a foursome of veteran Virginia musicians steeped in a wide range of traditional musical styles. Their lecture will explore the “Virginia Roots Music.” In October 1929, musicians from across Virginia gathered at a furniture store converted to a recording studio for the Okeh Record Company. This Richmond event brought together a microcosm of the music of Virginia, capturing old-time string bands, African-American vocal quartets, hokum, blues, and even a Southern take on Hawaiian music.    http://www.broadstreetramblers.com/



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Magnolia Grange House Museum 

Magnolia Grange House Museum

Spirited History

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Paranormal Tour

Spirited History is fun for everyone - for curiosity seekers to the serious believer.  Have some fun and take a tour or do a workshop. For a larger view of this photo, click on it.

 

For your child, we offer a variety of programs for Summer enjoyment.  For more information, please contact Bryan Truzzie at 751-4946      

 

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia Headquarters and research library has moved into the old historic Trinity Church . Please contact us:  (804)796-7121.  Hours of Operation:  Monday-Friday from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.

 

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