Hannah Snell joined the British Royal Navy in 1747. Hannah and her shipmates aboard the Swallow, his majesty’s sloop of war, encounter hurricanes, battles, and botany! With support from her fellow soldiers, Hannah Snell became the first woman to receive a pension from the British government. Approximately 20 minutes.
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The Widow's Masquerade
As she mourns the passing of her beloved, Succordia, an enslaved woman in the twilight of her life, tells us her story of love and faith that transcends her enslaved status.
Art Museums Admission
An aspiring young writer persuades her siblings and friend into performing a double bill of mystery and comedy for her father within the family parlor.
Organ Recital - Cheryl van Ornam
Experience a candlelit recital by organist Cheryl Van Ornam from Redeemer Lutheran Church in Richmond, Virginia, in this 18th century worship space.
Open to the Public