October 21, 2017 meeting of the Virginia Classic Thunderbird club will held at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown in Beaverdam, Virginia. This historic site was built in 1720 and was home to Patrick Henry from 1771 to 1778. It was from this home that Patrick Henry departed to go to St. John’s Church to give his famous “Liberty of Death” speech.
Meeting and lunch will begin at 12:00 P.M. in the covered pavilion on the grounds. Group tours of 15 or so people will begin at 1:00 P. M. Cost of the tour is $7.
Please advise Carrie & Lynn Hillman email@example.com of your intention to attend by Saturday October 14. The Hillmans will provide the main dish (brisket, sausage, and chicken), water, and soft drinks. No alcoholic beverages are permitted on a Preservation Virginia Site.
All attendees with a last name beginning with A to L please bring a side dish to share, M to Z a desert please.
Directions: From Richmond and East – Take I-95 to exit 92B onto route 54 West, continue for approximately 10 miles and turn right onto Scotchtown Road (VA 671), proceed approximately 0.2 miles to a church and bear right, continuing on Scotchtown Road, proceed approximately 2 miles to Chriswell Lane. The Patrick Henry House is on the corner of Scotchtown Road and Chriswell Lane. There will be VCTC people to direct you to parking.
From Charlottesville and West – Take I-64 East to Exit 159 onto 522 North turn right onto 33 East at Cuckoo, turn onto 54 East at Stanley’s Corner, proceed approximately 4 miles and turn left onto Scotchtown Road (VA 671) proceed approximately 0.2 miles to a church and bear right, continuing on Scotchtown Road, proceed approximately 2 miles to Chriswell Lane. The Patrick Henry House is on the corner of Scotchtown Road and Chriswell Lane. There will be VCTC people to direct you to parking.
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