Afternoon Tea & History: "Jack Jouett's Overnight Ride"
- Presented By: Silver Thatch Inn
- Dates: May 19, 2018
- Location: Silver Thatch Inn
- Address: 3001 Hollymead Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911
- Phone: (434) 978-4686
- Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
- Price: Lecture and Tea $45/person | Lecture Only $30/person
- Website: Click to Visit Afternoon Tea & History: "Jack Jouett's Overnight Ride"
‘Afternoon Tea & History’ with local author & historian Rick Britton
Join us at the Silver Thatch Inn--one of Charlottesville's most beautiful historic settings--for tea and an informal presentation with Rick as he brings to life the times and the people crucial to the structure of our Nation and of Virginia. Reservations please, 434.978.4686. Groups welcome!
Lecture and Full Tea $45 per person Lecture Only - $30 per person (non-refundable)
Saturday, May 19, 20181PM - 3PM "Jack Jouett's Overnight Ride"
Rick will speak on "Jack Jouett's Overnight Ride." Central Virginia's own Paul Revere, this young son of a tavern owner--during perhaps the Old Dominion's darkest hours--rode from Louisa County to Monticello and Charlottesville to warn Governor Thomas Jefferson and the state assemblymen that British dragoons were approaching. Come hear this fascinating true story, as well as its numerous associated myths and legends!
Located off Hwy 29 N in the Hollymead Community, Silver Thatch Inn is a quick 10 minute drive from Charlottesville Regional Airport, 6 miles from Downtown Charlottesville & a comfortable 15-40 minute drive to Monticello, Ashlawn Highland, Montpelier, award winning wineries & artisan breweries, and some of Virginia's best restaurants. Once a... more