The building of the home at Turkey Island as Ryland Randolph envisioned it was a considerable undertaking. Wood, stone, brick, glass, and slate all bent, modeled and cut to create the perfect country estate for a wealthy man with impeccable taste. Its creation affected all who called the plantation home, but as it took shape an enslaved woman Aggy was growing into a new creation as well. Mind, body, and soul, forged in bondage but created for liberty. Join Aggy as she asks the question, “What does it take to build a home?”
Dates & Times
To Build a Life
Madam, Give a Place in your Paper
Join Clementina Rind, owner and editor of the Virginia Gazette, as she decides what to give a place in her paper in the politically charged year of 1774.
Art Museums Admission
The Famous Barber of York
Pay a visit to Caesar Hope at his shop and experience his incredible story of slavery, freedom, and enterprise.
American Indian Delegation
Explore the diverse cultures of Native peoples preserving and adapting their way of life amidst joys and hardships and discuss matters of trade, warfare, and diplomacy.