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The Virginia Beach History Museums are hosting a “Conversation with a Curator: 400 Years of Thorowgood” from 6 to 7 pm on Thursday, December 16. The event will be held virtually via WebEx.

December 2021 marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Adam Thorowgood in the New World. Adam became an early leader of the Colony of Virginia and was the great-grandfather of Argall Thorowgood II, who built the historic Thoroughgood House. Staff at the Virginia Beach History Museums will discuss Contract Bondage, Adam’s life, his role in creating Princess Anne County, and more!

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

For the latest information on Virginia Beach history museum events and tours, please visit museumsvb.org. If you have any questions about the tours, please call 757-385-5100 or email [email protected]

ABOUT THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH:
The Department of Cultural Affairs engages residents and visitors through meaningful artistic, 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 the Virginia Beach History Museums, manages contracts for the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, serves as liaison with Virginia MOCA and the ViBe Creative District, and serves as a resource for local arts and humanities organizations.

ABOUT THE HISTORY MUSEUMS OF THE CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH:
Virginia Beach City History Museums include Thoroughgood House, Francis Land House, Lynnhaven House, and Princess Anne County Training School / Union Kempsville High School Museum. They are part of the City’s Cultural Affairs Department. As a member of the Municipal Government of the City of Virginia Beach, the Department of Cultural Affairs engages residents and visitors through meaningful artistic, 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 with all the events and news from Virginia Beach History Museums.

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