Take a 60-minute walking tour of the Randolph Yard, Market Square, and Palace Green. Examine slavery's evolution and the reliance upon it by patriots like Peyton Randolph to build a city, a colony, and eventually a nation. Explore the paradox of the institution of slavery and the movement for independence by looking at the experiences of the free and enslaved members of the Randolph Household. Space is limited for this program.
Dates & Times
Visit a Nation Builder
Step into the past with a Nation Builder. Through stories, discussion, and questions, explore the hopes, choices, and challenges they faced.
Revolutionary Points of View
Step back in time to the eve of the American Revolution, and there are just as many opinions about war and independence as we hear about politics and religion today.
Open to the Public
Dye Day at the Weaving Shop
Join us as natural dyes and dye recipes of the 18th century are recreated to achieve a spectrum of dazzling colors.