HOURS

By Appointment Only

LOCATION

Physical Location: 32 East Main Street,

Berryville, VA 22611

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 306, Berryville, VA 22611

540-955-2600

EVENTS

Trivia Night

July 6th, Aug 3rd, Sept 7th, Oct 5th
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. 
Barns of Rose Hill
FREE

CCHA and the Clarke County Library team up once again to bring you live team trivia. Categories include History,Movies, Literature, Science, and more. Prizes are donated by local area businesses.

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JULY

Summer Movie Nights

Every Wednesday in July
Dusk
Long Branch

FREE (donations encouraged) 

Join us for Family Fun Wednesday nights all of July! Family Fun movies outdoors along with refreshments and snacks for purchase. Bring a lawn chair and a blanket and enjoy a movie night under the stars.

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VIRGINIA WHISKEY & BARBEQUE

Aug 21st
5:30 - 8 p.m.  

$50 for non-members / $40 for members / $7 virtual talk  

Join us for dinner and a lecture speaking about the history and science of Virginia Whiskey. Dinner, Whiskey Tasting, and Lecture included in the price.

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LEGENDS BY LANTERN LIGHT: White Post

Sept 18th

7 - 9 p.m.  
TBA

$20 non-members / $15 members  

Join the Virginia Piedmont Heritage Area and Clarke County Historical Association for a lantern lit walking tour through White Post, Virginia. The evening’s tour will include first-hand accounts of life in the 18th century when Virginia’s only resident English peer, Thomas, 6th Lord Fairfax, lived nearby at Greenway Court. In the decades before the American Revolution, Fairfax brought foxhunting, wealth, and George Washington to the Virginia frontier – all of which continue to shape Clarke County today.

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ART AT THE MILL: FALL ART SHOWS
October 2nd - 17th, 2021

Sunday - Friday 12 - 5 p.m. / Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

Burwell-Morgan Mill

$5 Adults / $3 Seniors / Students Free  

Art at the Mill is back! Join us this spring/fall as the Burwell-Morgan Mill turns into a one of a kind art gallery featuring works for purchase by over 200 local artists.

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THE OTHER HALF: PROVIDING FOR CLARKE COUNTY'S POOR

Sept 25th
2 - 4 p.m. 
Barns of Rose Hill

$20 non-members / $15 members / $7 virtual link  

In the modern era, social welfare is a pretty sensitive topic, but the concept has existed for millennia. How else were people supposed to survive if they had no other means or just needed a little help? Join Archivist Melanie Garvey as she delves into Clarke County’s system of poor relief from the county’s inception in 1836 to the end of the County Farm in 1941.  Tickets can be purchased through the Barns of Rose Hill website.

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OCT
Haunted clarke: carter hall
Oct 9th
7 - 9 p.m.

Carter Hall

$25 non-members / $20 members

Join us in a riveting talk and walking tour of the Carter Hall grounds from Nathan Stalvey, director of CCHA, based on the book Haunted Clarke County Virginia by Michael Hess. 

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HALLOWEEN HUNT/PUMPKIN CARVING PARTY

Oct 16th
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
Burwell-Morgan mill

$5 per person / additional $5 per pumpkin  

Join us for pumpkin carving, fall games, halloween crafts, and a special Halloween Hunt! We provide all the materials and clean up the mess. The Halloween Hunt will work exactly like an Easter egg hunt but with ghosts instead! Grab your family and enjoy a Spooktacular day on our Mill grounds.

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LEGENDS BY LANTERN LIGHT: Millwood

Oct 23rd

7 - 9 p.m.  
Burwell-Morgan Mill

$20 non-members / $15 members  

Join the Virginia Piedmont Heritage Area and Clarke County Historical Association for a lantern lit walking tour through Millwood, Virginia. An 18th century rural milling town, Millwood retains the historic character of years past. Interpreters will describe first-hand accounts of Millwood’s fascinating history spanning three centuries, included war-hardened waggoners, families divided by war, and one of the 20th century’s most famous heiresses.

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Haunted clarke: LONG BRANCH
Oct 30th
7 - 9 p.m.

Long Branch

$25 non-members / $20 members

Join us in a riveting talk and walking tour of the Carter Hall grounds from Nathan Stalvey, director of CCHA, based on the book Haunted Clarke County Virginia by Michael Hess. 

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NOV
10th ANNUAL HERITAGE DAY
Nov 6th
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Burwell-Morgan Mill

FREE (donations encouraged)

Experience everyday life in the 1700s at the Burwell-Morgan Mill! Demonstrations on how people lived and worked in the colonial era. 

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YOUNG HISTORIANS

November 13th
2 - 5 p.m. 
Burwell-Morgan Mill

FREE  

Join us as we launch our first ever Young Historians Award to foster an appreciation of history among local students.  This award is given to six students between the 8th-12th grades as well as undergraduate students at local universities. Selected students will present a history project of their choosing to the public, and will receive a portion of the award.  All applications must be submitted by March 1st to Taylor Coumes at educator@clarkehistory.org.

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Clarke County Historical Association