Colonial Living History Day: Heroes and Homemakers
On February 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Salem Museum will take visitors back to the Colonial era in Southwest Virginia with a full day of living history. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated.
Colonial re-enactors will demonstrate trades and crafts that were essential in the era, and tell stories about the men and women who built a life on Virginia’s frontier and who are remembered for their heroic deeds. Colonial and British soldiers will each set up an encampment to give guests a glimpse into what each army endured during the Revolutionary War.
The Colonial Living History Day is held in partnership with Historic Smithfield, a pre-Revolutionary War estate located in Blacksburg. The day is generously sponsored by…