On Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., historic Eppington Plantation will be commemorating its 250th anniversary with a Heritage Day celebration.
This celebration honors the long history of the beloved Chesterfield landmark, and pays homage to the many revered figures that passed through its doors, including Thomas Jefferson and Marquis de Lafayette.
In anticipation of Eppington’s anniversary, there will be several programs at county libraries in September. Sign up for library events.
- Wednesday, Sept. 19, 3-4:30 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library. Martha W. McCartney, research historian and author of “Eppington on the Appomattox” will discuss the history of Francis Eppes and his family in Chesterfield County and their fascinating ties to Thomas Jefferson. Book signing to follow presentation.
- Thursday, Sept. 20, 6-7 p.m., Ettrick-Matoaca Library. William Graham, former Curator of Architecture for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and a member of the Peer Advisory Group with the Eppington Foundation, will present a program focusing on the historic architecture of Eppington.
- Saturday, Sept. 22, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Clover Hill Library. The Marquis de Lafayette will talk to children about his relationship with the Eppes and the beginning of our country.
For October 6, 2018 ONLY, the book will be on sale for $15/each.
On sale now! Eppington on the Appomattox by Martha W. McCartney