CALENDAR OF EVENTS
On display through March, 2019
“OFF TO WAR”
Featuring memorabilia and honors from various wars throughout history!
Speaker Series in conjunction w/ Suffolk Public Library
Phillips-Dawson House @ 2 pm – 3 pm
February 13-Fort Monroe National Monument-Arrival of enslaved Africans/Terry E. Brown
March 13-Chesapeake Bay Foundation/serving up fresh oysters and discussing conservation.
Free & open to the public
Annual Spring Membership Banquet
Monday, March 25 @ 6:00 – 8:00 pm:
Potluck! We will provide chicken & dessert.
Please bring a delicious side dish to share with the membership.
Located at the Main Street United Methodist Church, 202 N. Main St.
CIVIL WAR TOURS
with Kermit Hobbs
Spring 2018 Civil War Battlefield Tour Information:
Kermit Hobbs will be leading tours of Suffolk Civil War battlefields and sites. Tours will be given morning and afternoon Saturday, April 6 AND Sunday, April 7 afternoon only.
The morning tour will leave the Suffolk Visitor Center, 524 N. Main at 9:30am and return around 11:30am. This tour will include the Nansemond River Overlook, the Fort Connecticut site, Deserted House battlefield, and the G.W. Smith home site. The cost will be $15 per person for SNHS members and $17 for non-members.
The afternoon tours will leave the Suffolk Visitor Center at 1:00 pm and return at 4:00 pm. This tour will include the Nansemond River Overlook, Fort Stevens, Fort Rosecrans, and Hill’s Point Battery. There will be a considerable amount of walking through woods, up and down hills on the afternoon tours. The cost will be $18 per person for SNHS members and $20 for non-members.
Reservations and payment may be made with Suffolk Nansemond Historical Society at 539-2781. Reservations are only secured when they are paid. This is a yearly event, weather permitting.