Archaeologists excavating the First Baptist Church archaeology site welcome all guests, especially families, on Spring Break, for a week of interactive programming. Explore archaeology as a way of learning about life in the past. Join us at the First Baptist Church archaeology site, April 4-8. Weather permitting. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
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Discovery Lab at the First Baptist Site!
Loquacious Lucy, Queen for a Day
When Lucy, a loquacious enslaved child, learns that her friend has been sold, her father must teach her hard lessons about slavery and instill in her the pride of her ancestors.
Rediscover Custis Square
Take a guided tour and talk with archaeologists in the field about the current archaeological investigations at John Custis IV’s four-acre home and early 18th-century gardens.
Sentiments of American Women
This program explores the connection between the thoughts, feelings, and experiences of 18th-century women and women of today.