For more information regarding events and activities at the Graffiti House and Brandy Station Battlefield call 540-727-7718
POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE Sunday, March 17, 2019, 2-4 PM. The Brandy Station Foundation will present a new display about John Pelham and a program titled “Remembering the Gallant John Pelham on his fateful day at Kelly’s Ford” at the Graffiti House, 19484 Brandy Road, Brandy Station, VA.
Saturday, April 6, 2019 10 AM. Park Day Volunteer event at the Graffiti
House. Thousands of volunteers across the country will participate in the
maintenance and restoration of historic sites as part of Park Day, the American
Battlefield Trust’s annual hands-on preservation event. For more information,
please contact Eugene Hankinson at 540-439-0874 or by e-mail at
Friday, April 26, 2019, 6:30-10PM. Brandy Station Foundation Annual Meeting & Fundraiser at Pepper's Grill in the Best Western Culpeper Inn, 791 Madison Road, Culpeper. The cost is $30.00 per person. Please make reservations by Wednesday April 17th by contacting Bob Jones at 540-399-1702 or email email@example.com Payment may be made at the event. The event begins at 6:30 PM with a Welcome Reception including a silent auction with proceeds going to the Brandy Station Foundation. The buffet dinner, which begins at 7:00 PM, includes herb baked chicken, roast beef with brown gravy, mashed potatoes, rolls & butter along with assorted desserts. A cash bar will be available. The annual meeting is at 7:30 PM. The membership will vote on the slate of Officers and Board of Directors for the year 2019 presented by the Nominating Committee and any other matters to be brought before the Membership. Please remember that in order to vote at the annual meeting, you must be a BSF member and pay your 2019 dues on or before the meeting.
Following the meeting, our speaker is well-known Mosby expert, author, and speaker Mr. Donald Hakenson on the topic “Mosby Comes to Culpeper”. Mr. Hakenson is a prolific Colonel John S. Mosby author, and will bring his books for purchase. He will talk about the capture of Union mapmaker, Robert Knox Sneeden, on Fleetwood Hill.
Sunday, April 28, 2019 2-3 PM Carleton Young: lecture and book signing: “Voices from the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War”. Imagine cleaning out your attic and discovering the Civil War letters of two brothers from Vermont. Following that discovery, the author did extensive research and travel which culminated in this book which reveals these first-person accounts of two soldiers.
GRAFFITI HOUSE HOURS:
The Graffiti House is open to visitors from 11:00 to 4:00 on Saturdays and Sundays. It is closed beginning Sunday, December 23, 2018 and will reopen on March 2, 2019.
Seminar Series: April through September - Graffiti House, 2 PM, last Sunday of each month. Donations appreciated.
LIVING HISTORY: As opportunities become available.