Descendants' Day

Calendar   Thoroughgood House
Location

Thoroughgood House, 1636 Parish Drive

Date Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 10:00am - 4:00pm
Duration   6h
Details

Commemorate the 300th anniversary of the construction of the Thoroughgood House, and meet family descendants!

At 11:00 AM join Matthew Laird, Historian and Principle Investigator for the James River Institute for Archaeology, as he explores the legacy of Adam and Sarah Thorowgood in Princess Anne County.

At 2:30 PM genealogist Donald Moore will engage visitors with information on "Finding Your 17th Century Ancestor" based on a case study of his own ancestor.

Hands-on activities, kid crafts and house tours available all day. Learn the Virginia Reel, a popular dance at family gatherings in the past, and enjoy a piece of birthday cake!

This event is free and open to the public.

Repeats? No