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Free. Fun. Saturday   View Event

  • Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Francis Land House
  • Location:  Francis Land House
  • Description:  Join us at the Francis Land House for our next Free. Fun. Saturday! This month highlights Flag Day and the Land family during the War of 1812. House tours will be available all day and a special story time for the little ones at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., followed by a special craft. Visitors will be invited to design and create their own flag to take home. This program is free and open to the public.

Remembering Rohna: The untold story of the United States’ greatest disaster at sea   View Event

  • Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Lynnhaven House
  • Location:  Colonial Education Center (Lynnhaven House)4409 Wishart RoadVirginia Beach, VA 23455
  • Description:  Classified by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill in November 1943, the sinking of the HMT Rohna remained untold for 50 years. The devastating loss of 1,138 American troops remains the greatest loss of life at sea in United States history. Storyteller and playwright, Catherine Ladnier, niece of HMT Rohna survivor William George Brown, shares the story of this WW2 tragedy pieced together by survivors and their families. The evening will include readings of personal letters written between survivors and their loved ones back home. This program is free and open to the public.