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Purchase Tickets for the 23rd Annual Spirit Walk - Court Square


Location: Court Square (tours begin at ACHS located at 200 Second Street NE)

Date: Saturday, October 28: 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Cost: Advance tickets: $12 adult/$8 children (10 & under), At the Gate (limited quantities): $15 adult/$10 children (10 & under)


Please click here to purchase your ticket for the Court Square Spirit Walk!

As the air begins to cool and the trees shed their leaves, the spirits of former citizens of Charlottesville and Albemarle County gather one last time before consigning themselves to the earth for the long, cold winter. Join the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society on its 23rd Annual Spirit Walk to meet these memorable residents from our community's past. Come learn their stories as they are vividly brought to life before you.

Step back in time as you are guided through Charlottesville's historic Court Square on Saturday, October 28th. Included in this tour is the courtroom trial of Eugene Batten, who was accused of killing his one-time girlfriend. Please note this tour starts at the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, located at 200 Second Street NE.

Dates/Times:
Saturday, October 28th, 6:00 - 8:30 pm (Court Square)

Tours depart every 15 minutes and last approximately 75 minutes. Guests are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes. Please note no food or beverages are allowed in the Courthouse.

Tickets are on sale now!!! We encourage everyone to purchase their tickets in advance as there will only be a limited number of tickets available at the gate. Online ticket sales will close the day of the event at 12 noon. Please note no refunds will be given. For more information, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 434.296.1492.

To purchase your tickets, please click here. You will be taken to the Eventbrite website to purchase your tickets.

Additional Info:
The Spirit Walk is a fundraiser that supports the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that works to promote an appreciation of local history so that the past may shed light on the present and the future.

Map:

https://goo.gl/maps/oi9RtUeiEAu


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Purchase Tickets for the 23rd Annual Spirit Walk - Maplewood Cemetery


Location: Maplewood Cemetery (located at the corner of Maple St & 8th St)

Date: Friday, October 27: 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Cost: Advance tickets: $12 adult/$8 children (10 & under), At the Gate (limited quantities): $15 adult/$10 children (10 & under)


Please click here to purchase your ticket for the Maplewood Cemetery Spirit Walk!!

As the air begins to cool and the trees shed their leaves, the spirits of former citizens of Charlottesville and Albemarle County gather one last time before consigning themselves to the earth for the long, cold winter. Join the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society on its 23rd Annual Spirit Walk to meet these memorable residents from our community's past. Come learn their stories as they are vividly brought to life before you.

On Friday, October 27th, meet former residents who now rest in Charlottesville's Maplewood Cemetery. Officially opened in 1827, Maplewood houses the remains of many citizens, both well-known and long-forgotten. Please note this tour begins the entrance to Maplewood Cemetery, located on Maple Street.

Dates/Times:
Friday, October 27th: 6:00 - 8:30 pm (Maplewood Cemetery)

Tours depart every 15 minutes and last approximately 75 minutes. Guests are encouraged to bring a flashlight and wear comfortable shoes. Due to the terrain of the cemetery, this tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Tickets are on sale now!!! We encourage everyone to purchase their tickets in advance as there will only be a limited number of tickets available at the gate. Online ticket sales will close the day of the event at 12 noon. Please note no refunds will be given. For more information, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 434.296.1492.

To purchase your tickets, please click here. You will be taken to the Eventbrite website to purchase your tickets.

Additional Info:
The Spirit Walk is a fundraiser that supports the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that works to promote an appreciation of local history so that the past may shed light on the present and the future.

Map:

https://goo.gl/maps/wQ3kSfag2Un


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Take a Walking Tour of Historic Court Square


Location: Historic Court Square

Date: Thursday & Friday evenings: 5:30 pm.; Saturday mornings: 10:00 am; April through mid-October

Join an ACHS tour guide for a historic walking tour! Stroll around Historic Court Square, familiar to Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe. Learn about the early years of Charlottesville, its citizens, businesses, and buildings. Tours begin at the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society (200 Second Street, NE Charlottesville, VA 22902). Cost is $5/person. Tickets can be purchased from your guide at the start of the tour.

Schedule:

Thursdays at 5:30 pm
Fridays at 5:30 pm
Saturdays at 10:00 am



Take A Ride on the Hatton Ferry


Location: Hatton Ferry, 10120 Hatton Ferry Road Scottsville, Virginia 24590

Date: Saturday: 9 am - 5pm, Sunday: 12 noon - 5pm; mid-April through October

Cost: $5 per person / $10 per vehicle


Looking for something fun to do this weekend that the whole family will enjoy? Take a ride on the Hatton Ferry!

The Hatton Ferry is located outside of Scottsville and runs from Saturday 9-5 and Sunday Noon-5 from mid-April through the end of October. It is operated during most federal holidays during the operational period. Visit Hatton Ferry ca. 1870 Last Poled Ferry in the United States on Facebook, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or call the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) at 434.296.1492 to make sure the ferry is in service.


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