National Talk like a Pirate Day at Cape Henry!

If you go to Old Cape Henry Lighthouse today you can get a free tour if you dress up in your best pirate costume for #NationalTalkLikeAPirateDay! So grab your big belts and pirate hats mateys!

#BeastFeast is coming up next weekend! Don’t miss out, buy your tickets now! 

#BeastFeast is coming up next weekend! Don’t miss out, buy your tickets now! 

nypl:

It’s National Talk Like a Pirate Day! Pirates get a bad rap - and rightfully so! They plunder. They pillage. They, well, pirate. But don’t let the peg-legged limps fool you: these guys know how to insert themselves in quality yarns. Meet the most memorable swashbucklers on the high seas of literature, and get ready to find a treasure trove of adventures. 

nypl:

It’s National Talk Like a Pirate Day! Pirates get a bad rap - and rightfully so! They plunder. They pillage. They, well, pirate. But don’t let the peg-legged limps fool you: these guys know how to insert themselves in quality yarns. Meet the most memorable swashbucklers on the high seas of literature, and get ready to find a treasure trove of adventures. 

Thanks to everyone who made it out to our Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday! 

Leading up to the reenactment @BaconsCastle will be tweeting the actual events from the #duel all week! #PVtales 
Follow the story here: https://twitter.com/BaconsCastle

Leading up to the reenactment @BaconsCastle will be tweeting the actual events from the #duel all week! #PVtales 

Follow the story here: https://twitter.com/BaconsCastle

Did you have a great time visiting us as one of your ten historic houses participating in Time Travelers this past weekend? We loved having you!

engineeringhistory:

Dr. Louise S. McDowell, Professor of Physics, Wellesley College, 1925. McDowell was employed by the Radio Laboratory during World War I and returned for various projects in short periods afterwards. Pictured she is studying the properties of insulating materials.

engineeringhistory:

Dr. Louise S. McDowell, Professor of Physics, Wellesley College, 1925. McDowell was employed by the Radio Laboratory during World War I and returned for various projects in short periods afterwards. Pictured she is studying the properties of insulating materials.

Mason VS Tarbell Duel Reenactment: Bacon’s Castle will “school you” in the time honored tradition of dueling on September 20th, 2014, followed by a picnic and sponsored by the Regency Society of Virginia (RSV).Learn the intricacies of a form of confrontation that has since “died out”.

Mason VS Tarbell Duel Reenactment: 
Bacon’s Castle will “school you” in the time honored tradition of dueling on September 20th, 2014, followed by a picnic and sponsored by the Regency Society of Virginia (RSV).
Learn the intricacies of a form of confrontation that has since “died out”.

Be sure to wish Marshall a Happy Birthday next weekend at the John Marshall House. 

Be sure to wish Marshall a Happy Birthday next weekend at the John Marshall House. 

Our Naturalization Event is coming up next week at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown. Be sure to check it out! 

Our Naturalization Event is coming up next week at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown. Be sure to check it out

Be sure to print one of these for next Saturday and Sunday. Richmond is having a Time Traveler’s weekend! Get into 10 sites including the John Marshall House for FREE! 

Be sure to print one of these for next Saturday and Sunday. Richmond is having a Time Traveler’s weekend! Get into 10 sites including the John Marshall House for FREE! 

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