History At Home

Although we have postponed our season opening until further notice, you can stay connected with Historic Christ Church & Museum by exploring these digital resources:

 

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Music

Hear performances at Historic Christ Church like the legendary Dale Jett and his band Hello Stranger playing “Anchored in Love,” Classical RVA’s “Histoire du Tango,” or Good Shot Judy and Bobby "Blackhat" Walters at our 2018 Craft Beer Fest. HCC&M YouTube | HCC&M Vimeo

 

Research Library

Explore the Papers of Robert "King" Carter and the databases that examine the enslaved and indentured communities at Corotoman, the Carter family's plantation along the Rappahannock. For anyone interested in disease and medicine in coloniial Virginia check out this article by our late HCC&M Research Committee member Dr. Anne Davis: "Distempers and Physic: Virginia's Health in the Eighteenth Century."

                                                                                                                                      

Educational Programs

Enjoy special talks and living history presentations like “Freedom! Or Not? Sarah’s Story of Emancipation” or “Geological Origins of the Stone Pavers Inside Christ Church.”

 

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Activities for Kids

Download our Field Trip Guide for timelines, map skills, word scrambles, crossword puzzles, mazes, word searches, fill in the blanks and more to learn about Christ Church and life in colonial Virginia.