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.

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

CENTRAL VIRGINIA
Time: 6:30pm
Date: Every 2nd Tuesday of the month.
Location: Rotates monthly between Macado’s in Farmville, Bull Daddy’s in Appomattox, and Charley’s in Lynchburg.
Cost: Free admission, food and drink available at menu price.

 

Next Program

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 6:30pm
Location: Off Site at Charley’s- Lynchburg, 707 Graves Mill Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502
Speaker: Greg Starbuck

After the Civil War Jubal Early settled in Lynchburg, Virginia. Until his death in 1894, Early he spent his days refighting the Civil War. Led by Historic Sandusky Director Greg Starbuck.

Come early to grab a drink and a good seat.

Upcoming Programs

Date: May 14, 2018
Location: Off Site at Capital Ale House, 623 E. Main St. Richmond, VA 23219
Speaker: To be determined
Information coming soon!

Past Programs

Speaker: Michael Caires
In Summer 1862, the Union economy nearly ground to a halt as pennies, nickels, and dimes mysteriously disappeared.
Speaker: Mike Gorman
Explore what Abraham Lincoln saw here in Richmond, the decisions he made, and how his visit offers a unique look into his evolving vision of a post-war future.
Speaker: Elvatrice Belsches
Discover how Elizabeth Keckly became a confidant to Mrs. Lincoln, and helped to establish an organization dedicated to easing the suffering of newly freed people in contraband camps.

     

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