The Germanna Foundation had a wonderful time with the producers and hosts of “Best of America by Horseback” at our Visitor Center and at the top of the Blue Ridge in Shenandoah National Park. Hosted by Tom Seay and Kristen Biscoe (both descendants of Germanna colonists Michael Holt and Anna Scheible), “Best of America by Horseback “has […]
You can see photos of the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe 300th anniversary living history encampment at Germanna on our NEW photo gallery site (also found under Resources on the menu). For more information about this event, see our previous blog post.
The Germanna Foundation Board of Trustees hosted a living history colonial encampment open to the public at no charge at their Brawdus Martin Visitor Center grounds on Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 10 am to 4 pm each day. This event celebrated the 300th anniversary of the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe […]
(Dale Duvall/Culpeper Times) Virginia Colonial history will be re-visited as horseback riders from across the United States gather to re-enact Colonial Governor Alexander Spotswood’s Transmontaine Expedition up and over the then imposing Blue Ridge Mountains. It was 300 years ago that this expedition paved the way and began the never ending westward expansion of America. Starting […]
Thousands of people pass the place every week, yet far too few know of its international significance. Some remarkable moments in American history happened at the Germanna historic site, on State Route 3 in Orange County. Some of those stories are told, briefly, by exhibits in the Germanna Foundation’s Brawdus Martin Visitor Center where the […]
Plan your Own Expedition of Discovery to the Germanna Reunion and Conference July 14-17. Join with Germanna descendants and others from around the country, even the world. Celebrate the 300th anniversary of Alexander Spotswood’s Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Expedition at the Germanna Reunion and Conference. Click here for details, including the schedule of events, pricing, […]
Michael D. Frost, Ph.D., of Mission Hills, KS and owner/CEO of Continental Steel Fabrication Company of Kansas City, MO receives a ceremonial copy of a Commonwealth of Virginia General Assembly Joint Resolution commending the 300th anniversary of the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Expedition, led by Frost’s ancestor Alexander Spotswood, who was Lieutenant Governor of […]