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Historic St. Luke’s

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July 2020

July Cemetery Preservation Workshop

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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Join us for these hands-on workshops where volunteers will learn techniques for cleaning and preserving historic tombstones based on industry best practices. Lunch and the necessary tools for the workshop will be provided. Free Workshop, RSVP Required. Complimentary lunch provided. RSVP Required Please fill in the REGISTRATION FORM to successfully RSVP to reserve your spot. Keep in mind that spots are limited and these workshops fill up quickly. Please contact Education Coordinator Rachel Popp with questions or concerns at rpopp@stlukesmuseum.org.

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August 2020

August Cemetery Preservation Workshop

August 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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Join us for these hands-on workshops where volunteers will learn techniques for cleaning and preserving historic tombstones based on industry best practices. Lunch and the necessary tools for the workshop will be provided. Free Workshop, RSVP Required. Complimentary lunch provided. RSVP Required Please fill in the REGISTRATION FORM to successfully RSVP to reserve your spot. Keep in mind that spots are limited and these workshops fill up quickly. Please contact Education Coordinator Rachel Popp with questions or concerns at rpopp@stlukesmuseum.org.

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October 2020

Witchcraft in Colonial VA Lecture 2020 (RESCHEDULED)

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 3, 2020 at 3:00 pm

St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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$15

The witchcraft mania that swept through Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, while significant, has tended to overshadow the historical records of the persecutions of alleged witches in other colonies. Colonial Virginians shared a common belief in the supernatural and the existence of witches with their northern neighbors, and throughout the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, they conducted several witchcraft inquiries. Join historian Carson Hudson as he explores the often-misunderstood subject of witchcraft persecution in early Virginia. His offers insights into the…

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Witchcraft in Colonial VA Lecture 2020 (RESCHEDULED)

October 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 3, 2020 at 3:00 pm

St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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$15

The witchcraft mania that swept through Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, while significant, has tended to overshadow the historical records of the persecutions of alleged witches in other colonies. Colonial Virginians shared a common belief in the supernatural and the existence of witches with their northern neighbors, and throughout the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, they conducted several witchcraft inquiries. Join historian Carson Hudson as he explores the often-misunderstood subject of witchcraft persecution in early Virginia. His offers insights into the…

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Family-Friendly Twilight Cemetery Tour 2020

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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$15

This is a kid-friendly and family-friendly version of our Twilight Cemetery Tours scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday evening. $15 per person, advance ticket purchase encouraged, snacks and warm beverages provided. Children under the age of 5 tour for free and tickets are not required for children under the age of 5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Plan to enjoy the complimentary craft table with your kids. Dead men don't tell tales, but their tombstones do! St. Luke's has…

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Adults Only Twilight Cemetery Tours 2020

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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$25

Dead men don't tell tales, but their tombstones do! St. Luke's has been the site of burials since the 1600's. Enjoy the stories of local saints and sinners on a guided tour through the Ancient Cemetery. A hard cider tasting featuring Sly Clyde Ciderworks will be included in the experience. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to participate. IDs will be checked at the door and anyone without an ID or who is younger than 21 years…

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November 2020

A Day of Remembrance: Honoring Our Veterans

November 14 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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This November, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum will be honoring the veterans buried in our cemeteries during a day-long event. Join us for tours throughout the day featuring the biographies of some of those who fought for our country. Explore military history from the War of 1812 to more modern conflicts. There will be many different activities and displays available throughout the day including a kids activity table, live music, and delicious food from Jessie Lou’s Food Truck. Please…

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