Free Family Day at the Sargeant Museum of Louisa County History

Sargeant Museum of Louisa County History 214 Fredericksburg Ave, Louisa, VA

It's Archaeology Month in Virginia! Learn all about archaeology in Louisa County with our hands-on history fun! Each month Free Family Day focuses on a different topic and features living history demonstrations with children’s activities, and an […]


The Archaeology of the Potomac River Valley: A View from the National Parks

James Lee Community Center Auditorium 2855 Annandale Rd, Falls Church, VA, United States

Lecture: In the late 19th century, William Henry Holmes and his associates began the first archaeological survey of the Potomac Valley. Almost 100 years later, professors William Gardner, Robert Humphrey, […]


Public Dig at Abingdon Episcopal Church

Abingdon Episcopal Church 4645 George Washington Memorial Highway, Gloucester, VA

The Fairfield Foundation is excited to collaborate with Abingdon Episcopal Church on a new public archaeology experience for the parish's anniversary celebrations in 2023, 2024, and 2025. We aim to […]


Archaeology Behind the Scenes Tours

Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest 1776 Poplar Forest Pkwy, Lynchburg, VA

An amateur archaeologist known to have studied Native American material culture, Thomas Jefferson would surely be fascinated by the more than 300,000 artifacts found on the Poplar Forest grounds since […]


Archaeology on the Waterfront

Robinson Landing 7 Pioneer Mill Way, Alexandria, VA

Celebrate Virginia Archaeology Month with Robinson Landing and Alexandria Archaeology! Archaeologists excavated a full city block ahead of the construction of Robinson Landing. Learn what used to be at the […]


Alexandria Forum

Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria, VA

This day-long symposium will explore the theme of revisiting the history of the Alexandria Waterfront through new research lenses, technologies, excavations, and sources. Learn more and register at $60/person […]


Lab Nights with Fairfield

The CAPE 6783 Main St., Gloucester, VA

The public is welcome to join us on lab nights at the CAPE. Lab activities cater to all ages, ranging from cleaning the artifacts, processing cleaned artifacts, and occasionally mending […]


Fairfield Fridays

Fairfield 5777 Fairfield Lane, Hayes, VA

Come visit the Fairfield Archaeology Park! We will host tours at the structure where you can learn about a colonial site! Occasionally, we will have excavations during these Fridays, but […]


Friday Field Days

Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest 1776 Poplar Forest Pkwy, Lynchburg, VA

The 1857 Slave Dwelling Restoration project is a community-engaged effort in collaboration with Poplar Forest's African American Advisory Group to begin restoring a two-story brick building originally inhabited by enslaved […]