Virginia Beach History Museums Celebrating ‘400 Years of Thorowgood’ Dec. 16

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

The Virginia Beach History Museums are hosting "Conversation with a Curator: 400 Years of Thorowgood" from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 16. The event will be held virtually via WebEx.

 December 2021 marks 400 years since Adam Thorowgood arrived in the New World. Adam became a leader in the early Virginia Colony, and was the great-grandfather of Argall Thorowgood II, who built the historic Thoroughgood House. Virginia Beach History Museums staff will discuss indentured servitude, Adam's life, his role in the establishment of Princess Anne County, and more! 

This event is FREE and open to the public, but advanced registration is required. Click here for the link to the registration page.

For the latest information about Virginia Beach History Museums events and tours, please visit museumsvb.org. If you have any questions about tours, please call 757-385-5100 or email vbhistory@vbgov.com.

ABOUT THE CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT:
The Cultural Affairs Department engages residents and visitors through meaningful arts, heritage, and cultural experiences to connect and strengthen communities. The Department assists and directs the Virginia Beach Arts & Humanities Commission, coordinates the City's Public Art Program, oversees Virginia Beach History Museums, provides contract management for the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, serves as the liaison with Virginia MOCA and the ViBe Creative District, and serves as a resource to local arts and humanities organizations.

ABOUT THE CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH HISTORY MUSEUMS:
The City of Virginia Beach History Museums include the Thoroughgood House, the Francis Land House, the Lynnhaven House, and Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum. They are part of the City's Cultural Affairs Department. As part of the municipal government of the City of Virginia Beach, the Cultural Affairs Department engages residents and visitors through meaningful arts, heritage, and cultural experiences to connect and strengthen communities. Visit www.museumsvb.org for more information, and follow @VBHistoryMuseums on Facebook and Instagram, and @VBHistMuseums on Twitter, to stay up to date on all the events and news from Virginia Beach History Museums.

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