The Foundry Series

Join the Tredegar Society for a monthly program exploring a topic related to the Civil War. Many programs feature light refreshments and social time before a brief talk followed by Q&A.

Time: Drinks and hors d'oeuvres at 6:00 pm, talk begins at 6:45 pm.
Date: The date varies each month.
Location: Most events occur at Historic Tredegar. Occasional events occur off-site.
Cost: $10 for non-members, $8 for members. 

Next Program

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:00pm
Location: Historic Tredegar
Speaker: Ron Smith

Discover and explore America’s greatest Civil War poems, with former Virginia Poet Laureate Ron Smith. Hear the words of Whitman, Melville and their peers, accompanied by the works of American visual artists Elihu Vedder, Winslow Homer, and others. Enjoy drinks and snacks at 6:00 p.m., followed by the presentation at 6:45 p.m.

Past Programs

Speaker: Lee Pollock
Discover Churchill’s fascination with the Civil War and what it reveals about his view of history and the war itself.
Speaker: Tredegar Brass Band
Grab drinks and snacks before a performance of Civil War era songs highlighting the importance of music during the time.
Speaker: Ashley Atkins Spivey
Ashley Atkins Spivey relates the history of the Pamunkey Tribe, focusing on their experiences in the Civil War

The Foundry Series Videos