Northern Neck History and Culture Day

Posted on Jan 27 2014 in Events by admin

An HEAV-Sponsored Event

Location: 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster

Date: Friday, May 2, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: There is no fee for the program, but preregistration is required. Download the form here.

Registration: Preregister by March 21, 2014

Description: Museums, historic sites and parks located within and around the Northern neck region are hosting a one-day event focusing on educational and interactive programs for homeschool groups. Hands-on activities will make subjects such as these come alive:

  • 18th century brick-making and construction of brick walls
  • Colonial and native American clothing
  • John Smith’s shallop
  • Archaeology
  • Reading, writing and schooling in early America
  • Indians in the Northern neck
  • Water utility analysis
  • Original source documents and maps of the Northern neck
  • 18th century gardens and house patterns.


There will be take home information provided by each presenting organization. This is an outdoor event. Attendees may bring their own lunch; however, there will be a vendor on-site selling BBQ, hot dogs, burgers, chips, soda and water. Please keep a few points in mind to ensure everyone has an enjoyable and productive day.

  • There must be one accompanying adult for every five children.
  • No pets allowed.
  • Car-pooling is encouraged.
  • Allow about four hours to enjoy the activities, including lunch.

Get more information here.


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