Agecroft Hall

Explore history, art, science and more at Agecroft Hall—a little piece of England on the James River. The house was built in the late 15th century in Lancashire, England and bought at an auction in 1925 by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Williams. Disassembled, crated, shipped, and reassembled on the James River, the house is now a museum for groups to enjoy.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 12:30PM-5PM.

School

On a tour of the hall, groups will see the 17th-century style sleeping chambers, carved staircases, ceramics, documents, and textiles. Groups can also tour the gardens, where they will find exotic, medicinal, and aromatic plants. Educational programs aim to teach groups about how plants and animals were used in 17th-century England, the lifestyle of Agecroft’s servants and gentry, and Shakespeare’s works.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies, Art.

topics covered:
History, Colonial History, Animals, Plants, Literature, Decorative Arts, Textiles, Shakespeare.

contact info
Name: Katie Reynolds.
Phone: 804-353-4241 ext. 119
Email: kreynolds@agecrofthall.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Picnic area available, Indoor seating. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

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Agecroft Hall

Explore history, art, science and more at Agecroft Hall—a little piece of England on the James River. The house was built in the late 15th century in Lancashire, England and bought at an auction in 1925 by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Williams. Disassembled, crated, shipped, and reassembled on the James River, the house is now a museum for groups to enjoy.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 12:30PM-5PM.

Camp

On a tour of the hall, groups will see the 17th-century style sleeping chambers, carved staircases, ceramics, documents, and textiles. Groups can also tour the gardens, where they will find exotic, medicinal, and aromatic plants. Educational programs aim to teach groups about how plants and animals were used in 17th-century England, the lifestyle of Agecroft’s servants and gentry, and Shakespeare’s works.

topics covered:
History, Colonial History, Animals, Plants, Literature, Decorative Arts, Textiles, Shakespeare.

contact info
Name: Katie Reynolds.
Phone: 804-353-4241 ext. 119
Email: kreynolds@agecrofthall.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Picnic area available, Indoor seating. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

Agecroft Hall

Explore history, art, science and more at Agecroft Hall—a little piece of England on the James River. The house was built in the late 15th century in Lancashire, England and bought at an auction in 1925 by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Williams. Disassembled, crated, shipped, and reassembled on the James River, the house is now a museum for groups to enjoy.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 12:30PM-5PM.

Homeschool

On a tour of the hall, groups will see the 17th-century style sleeping chambers, carved staircases, ceramics, documents, and textiles. Groups can also tour the gardens, where they will find exotic, medicinal, and aromatic plants. Educational programs aim to teach groups about how plants and animals were used in 17th-century England, the lifestyle of Agecroft’s servants and gentry, and Shakespeare’s works.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies, Art.

topics covered:
History, Colonial History, Animals, Plants, Literature, Decorative Arts, Textiles, Shakespeare.

contact info
Name: Katie Reynolds.
Phone: 804-353-4241 ext. 119
Email: kreynolds@agecrofthall.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Picnic area available, Indoor seating. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

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