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March 2020

Witchcraft in Colonial VA Lecture 2020

March 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on March 28, 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

Witchcraft in Colonial Virginia: 1626 - 1730 Saturday, March 28, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Speaker: Carson Hudson Tickets $15 per person Light refreshments provided. 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…

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Witchcraft in Colonial VA Lecture 2020

March 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 28, 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

Witchcraft in Colonial Virginia: 1626 - 1730 Saturday, March 28, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Speaker: Carson Hudson Tickets $15 per person Light refreshments provided. 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…

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April 2020

So Pious an Undertaking Lecture

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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$15

So Pious an Undertaking: Slavery, Religion, Education, and Virginia’s Bray Schools Saturday, April 18, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Speaker: Nicole Brown Tickets $15 per person Light refreshments provided. When the Williamsburg Bray School opened its doors on September 29, 1760, it was the first official endeavor in Virginia to provide education for enslaved and free African Americans. Offering religious instruction in the Anglican tradition, the varied perspectives on Virginia Bray Schools were often complicated and contradictory. Public…

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June 2020

Religion and the U.S. Constitution Lecture

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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Religion and the U.S. Constitution Speaker: John Ericson, St. Luke’s Outreach Coordinator Saturday, June 27, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets $15 per person Light refreshments provided. The Articles of Confederation were inadequate to the growing needs of a new nation. The Constitution is surprisingly silent on many aspects of religion. Article VI and the First Amendment are the two places that deal with issues of religion. This presentation will deal with the religious arguments on both the…

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