History & Heritage Events
Be a part of what happened here
Patrick Henry shouting, “Give me liberty or give me death.” The Civil War (note: downtown was burned down.) The struggle for freedom and equal rights. This region has 400+ years of American history to talk about, and a lot of events to help you see what happened. Our historic sites, historic homes and gardens, museums , parks and battlefields present special events with a deeper meaning, all year long. Check out the listings below to find out more.