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Historic Hopewell Lunch & Lecture Series

Historic Hopewell Foundation’s Lunch & Lecture Series

May 24 – September 13

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Historic Hopewell Foundation presents it’s Annual Lunch & Lecture Series at the Hopewell Library every Wednesday at noon, starting May 24 through September 13th. This series presented in partnership with the Appomattox Regional Library System is free and open to all. The series starts off and ends with presentations by our own Archivist Jeanie Langford. You will not want to miss out on this interesting line- up of lectures. Bring a bag lunch and HHF will provide drinks and desserts.

May 24 – Jean Langford – Hamburgers, Hotdogs and Fries: A Look Back At some of the “Fine Dining”   Establishments of Hopewell

May 31 – Ed Hatch – Shapes, Values and Light (Painting Demo)

June 07 – Zack Artis – Music: The Universal Language

June 14 – Charles Wissinger – Stringfellow: The Most Dangerous Man in the Confederacy (Costumed Interpreter)

June 21 – Martha Mann Atkinson – The Petersburg Preservation Task Force and the Petersburg Museums: Open for Business

June 28 – Jacob Lief – Peter Francisco: Hercules of the Revolution (costumed interpreter)

July 05 – George Fickett – The History of Fort Powhatan

July 12 – Marc Holma – Thomas Jefferson: The Pen of the Revolution (costumed interpreter)

July 19 – Paula McDonough – Martha Washington: Her Life and Legacy (costumed interpreter)

July 26 – Johnny Jones – Potpourri: Assortment of Musical Numbers

Aug 2 – Robbins Landscaping – What Can I Do For My Yard Today?

Aug 9 – Henry Fogle – Where Did My Cup of Tea Originate?

Aug 16 – John Pagano – Pocahontas: The Myths, Realities and Mysteries of her Life

Aug 23 – Richard Cheatham – John Rolfe: The Farmer Who Saved America (costumed interpreter)

Aug 30 – Bryce VanStavern – Chincoteague: Defending the Old Flag

Sep 06 – Ann Blumenschine – Park Ranger

Sep 13 – Jean Langford - Tubize Corporation: The Golden Years


For more information please call the Hopewell Historic Foundation at 804-458- 4682.