History Happy Hours

Drinks are on you, History is on us. Join us in both Richmond and Central Virginia for fascinating talks at some of our communities’ favorite watering holes. Bring your appetite for history’s lesser known stories of the Civil War.

Time: 6:30pm 
Date: Every 2nd Monday of the month (September - May)
Location: Varies. Please see each month's information for location.
Cost: Free admission, food and drink available at menu price.

Time: 6:30pm
Date: Every 2nd Tuesday of the month (September - November, March - May) 
Location: Rotates between Third Street Brewery in Farmville and Charley’s in Lynchburg.
Cost: Free admission, food and drink available at menu price.


Next Program

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 6:30pm
Location: Capital Ale House
Speaker: Jack Trammell

A visitor to war-time Richmond would have had trouble believing it was the same place founded as a quiet village a century earlier. Experience a "virtual" tour of the war-time capital as we explore the changes wrought by war. With author Jack Trammel.

Jack Trammell is Associate Professor of Sociology and Chair of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Mount Saint Mary’s University, and an award-winning author and researcher. He specializes in social history, disability, and ethnography. He is author of more than two dozen books, including The Richmond Slave Trade, and A Short History of Richmond. He lives in central Virginia with his wife Audrie, and can be reached at jacktrammell@yahoo.com.

Upcoming Programs

Date: September 11, 2018
Location: Third Street Brewing, 312 W. 3rd Street, Farmville, VA 23901
Speaker: Christopher Graham, ACWM
HHH APX: Confederate Christians' Proslavery Manifesto
Date: October 8, 2018
Location: The Graduate
Speaker: Drew Gruber
HHH RVA: A Man as Fascinating as His Name
Date: October 9, 2018
Location: Charley's - Lynchburg, 707 Graves Mill Rd., Lynchburg, VA 24502
Speaker: Beth White
HHH APX: Ladies Aid Relief Societies

Past Programs

Communities around the country are discussing how they will choose to remember their past. Join panelists for a conversation about how and why Richmond's commemorative monuments and memorials impact our community now, and in the future.
Speaker: Greg Starbuck
More information coming soon!
Speaker: Michael Caires
In Summer 1862, the Union economy nearly ground to a halt as pennies, nickels, and dimes mysteriously disappeared.


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