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Behind-the-Scenes Walking Tours with Historic Germanna Archaeology

October 13, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


In celebration of Archaeology Month, Historic Germanna’s Archaeology team will host special behind-the-scenes walking tours on each Friday morning in October of Germanna’s archaeological dig sites located in Orange County, Virginia.The dig sites feature the ruins of the “Enchanted Castle” – home of Virginia’s Colonial Lt. Governor, Alexander Spotswood – as well as the potential sites of the 1714 Fort Germanna, which were constructed by the first German immigrants to Virginia, and the original Spotsylvania Courthouse. See and hear the latest findings including, uncovering the herringbone walkway of the Enchanted Castle. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience history in the making as the Germanna archaeological dig sites are not normally open to the public.Join the archaeological team for these exclusive walks each Friday in October at 10:00am. Event dates include: October 6, 13, 20, and 27.Learn more and RSVP at Germanna.orgAttendees should meet the archaeology team at the Historic Germanna Visitor Center at 10:00AM to follow the archaeologists to the dig site nearby. The Historic Germanna Visitor Center is located at: 2062 Germanna Highway Locust Grove, VA 22508. Guests are requested to dress for the weather and wear close-toed shoes. Event rain or shine unless severe weather.


October 13, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Historic Germanna
2062 Germanna Highway
Locust Grove, VA 22508
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