Charlottesville Welcome Book Spring 2018

Lecture Series: Red Jacket Bathed Here? - April 3, Tuesday
Frontier Culture Museum.
Guest Speaker: Will B. Mackintosh, University of Mary Washington." Red Jacket Bathed Here: Inventing Native American Origins for Leisure in the Early American Republic." In the late colonial period, elite Americans established American spa towns, often named after their British forbears. But after independence, the anglophilia of these places became problematic. As a result, by the early 19th century, elite Americans began to reassure themselves that their mineral springs had Native American origins. Frontier Culture Museum, Staunton.  7-8:30pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-332-7850. 

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This seasons' wonderful getaway will be hosted by the following fine establishments: