HOURS OF OPERATION (updated June 23, 2024)

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UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS


Lots of great “leftovers” from our big May sale.
(We are not accepting additional donations.)


Hundley, a Northumberland-based researcher and creator of historical period garments, will bring examples of costuming and explain how what you wear is the basis for what you portray. At the Lancaster Community Library, Kilmarnock, co-hosted in partnership with the LCL “A Special Evening With” summer series. Free admission. Live Stream at https://www.facebook.com/lancastercommunitylibrary


RECENT PROGRAMS – WATCH THE RECORDINGS


Click here to watch the June 27, 2024 recording (Zoom format with screen shared slides).

During most of the 17th century, indentured servitude was the primary means of meeting labor needs in the Virginia colony.  LVHS genealogy researcher Margaret Forrester and executive director Karen Hart share strategies for searching local and online records and discuss findings from Forrester’s forthcoming book identifying more than 2,000 namings of indentured servants in Lancaster County from 1650 to 1750. Co-hosted in partnership with Lancaster Community Library’s “A Special Evening With” summer series.


Watch the June 22, 2024 recording at https://www.facebook.com/campbellfuneralhome27bluffpointroadkilmarnockva/videos/1028909348793815 courtesy of Campbell Funeral Home/Brenda Campbell. (Facebook account not required! If you get a popup asking for login, just click the X to close it)

Through instrument demonstration, storytelling, song, and oral history passed down over generations, Allen shares the history, tradition, music, and craft of African flutes handmade from ox horns. Program co-hosted by LVHS, the Nickens Family, Historic Christ Church & Museum, Lancaster Community Library, Northern Neck Hidden History Trail, and NNK250.


Watch the June 20, 2024 recording at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6ivOI5tYBs

Hinson speaks about writing his 2023 autobiographical book and shares memories of growing up in downtown Warsaw. Co-hosted in partnership with the Lancaster Community Library’s “A Special Evening With” summer series.



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